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Evarts Worcester Farr
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New Hampshire's 3rd district
In office
March 4, 1879 – November 30, 1880
Preceded by Henry W. Blair
Succeeded by Ossian Ray
Member of the
Executive Council of New Hampshire
In office
Personal details
Born October 10, 1840
Littleton, New Hampshire
Died November 30, 1880 (aged 40)
Littleton, New Hampshire
Resting place Glenwood Cemetery
Political party Republican
Military service
Allegiance  United States
Branch/service United States Union Army
Rank Union army maj rank insignia.jpg Major
Commands New Hampshire Company G, 2nd New Hampshire Volunteer Regiment
New Hampshire 11th Regiment, New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry.
Battles/wars Civil War

Evarts Worcester Farr (October 10, 1840 – November 30, 1880) was a U.S. Representative from New Hampshire.

Early life

Born in Littleton, New Hampshire, Farr attended the common schools and Dartmouth College.

On May 19, 1861 he married Ellen Frances Burpee Farr with whom he had three children.

American Civil War service

During the Civil War, he entered the Union Army as First Lieutenant of Company G, 2nd New Hampshire Volunteer Regiment, and served as Major in the Eleventh Regiment, New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry.

Postwar career

Following the war, he studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1867 and commenced practice in Littleton, New Hampshire. He served as assistant assessor of internal revenue, 1865–1869, and as assessor of internal revenue 1869–1873. He was solicitor for Grafton County, 1873–1879, and was a member of the Executive Council of New Hampshire in 1876.

Congressional service

Farr was elected as a Republican to the Forty-sixth and Forty-seventh Congresses. Farr served from March 4, 1879, until his death. Farr did not serve in the Forty-seventh Congress because he died before it convened.

Death and burial

Farr died in Littleton, New Hampshire on November 30, 1880. He was interred in Glenwood Cemetery.

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