Patrick Farrelly

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Patrick Farrelly (1770 – January 12, 1826) was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Patrick Farrelly (father of John Wilson Farrelly) was born in Ireland. He immigrated to the United States in 1798. He studied law, was admitted to the bar July 11, 1803, and commenced practice in Meadville, Pennsylvania. He was a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1811 and 1812. He served in the War of 1812 as a major of militia.

Farrelly was elected as a Republican to the Seventeenth Congress, and was reelected as a Jackson Republican to the Eighteenth Congress and as a Jacksonian candidate to the Nineteenth Congress and served until his death in Meadville in 1826. Interment in Greendale Cemetery.


Preceded by
Robert Moore
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 15th congressional district

Succeeded by
Thomas Patterson
Preceded by
District created
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 18th congressional district

Succeeded by
Thomas Hale Sill