Bio: Farr, Edwin J. (1881)


Surnames: Farr, Sawyer

----Source: History of Northern Wisconsin (Eau Claire County, Wis.) 1881, page 321

EDWIN J. FARR, physician and surgeon, Eau Claire, came to Kenosha in 1855, and the following year removed to Prairie du Sac, Sauk Co., and in 1857 to Mauston, Juneau Co., and in 1870 to Eau Claire. He was born in the town of Corinth, Orange Co., Vt., Aug. 24, 1832. He was educated at Castleton Medical College, Vermont, and graduated in 1851, and practicing at White River Junction, Vt., until he came to Wisconsin. He was assistant surgeon of the 2d Wis. V. I. for five months, and was with the 30th Wis. V. I. for nearly three years. He was post surgeon at Ft. Sully from July, 1863, to October, 1864, and had charge of the prison hospital at Louisville from January to August, 1865. He was married at White River Junction, in January, 1855, to Emily L. Sawyer, who was born in Stockbridge, Windsor Co., Vt. They have two children, twins, Edwin B. and Emily B., born Aug. 14, 1867. They lost one child, who died in infancy. Dr. Farr is at present Mayor of Eau Claire; he is railroad surgeon for the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha and the Wisconsin & Minnesota Railway Companies, and is a member of the A., F. & A. M., I. O. O. F. and A. O. U. W.



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