George T. Farrell, a representative member of the bar at Lisbon, and one of the leading citizens of Columbiana
County, is a native of this place. He was born at Lisbon, Ohio, May 31, 1876, and is the son of James D. and Mary
James D. Farrell, deceased, spent his entire life as a railroader and for many years was employed by the Erie Railroad
as an engineer and master mechanic. Both he and his wife are deceased and buried at Lisbon.
George T. Farrell was reared and educated in Lisbon. He read law in the offices of Hon. Charles S. Speaker, one
of Columbiana County's most prominent attorneys, who died March 14, 1925. Mr. Farrell was associated in practice
with Mr. Speaker until the latter's death.
On June 16, 1900, Mr. Farrell was united in marriage with Miss Helen Cavanaugh, the daughter of John and Anna (Morris)
Cavanaugh, both deceased. Mrs. Farrell died Dec. 24, 1922, and is buried in Lisbon.
Politically, Mr. Farrell is a Republican and he served as mayor of Lisbon from 1900 until 1908. He is a member
of the Catholic Church and affiliated with the Elks Lodge.
History of Columbiana County, Ohio
By: Harold B. Barth
Historical Publishing Company
Columbiana County, Ohio Biographies
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