Lysander Farrar

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Lysander Farrar (May 2, 1812 Watertown, Jefferson County, New York – December 25, 1876) was an American lawyer and politician from New York.


He was the son of Josiah Farrar (c.1772–1824). He graduated M.A. from Union College in 1836, and became Principal of the Jamestown Academy. On August 8, 1839, he married Melissa Malvina Keyes (1820–1892), and they had five children.

Then he studied law, was admitted to the bar, and practiced in Rochester. He was a member of the New York State Senate (28th D.) in 1862 and 1863.


New York State Senate
Preceded by
Ephraim Goss
New York State Senate
28th District

Succeeded by
George G. Munger