Richard Farnsworth (politician)

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Richard Farnsworth
Member of the Maine House of Representatives
from the 32nd district
In office
December 1996 – December 1998
Preceded by Fred Richardson
Succeeded by John McDonough
Member of the Maine House of Representatives
from the 37th district
Assumed office
December 2012
Preceded by Anne Haskell
Personal details
Political party Democratic
Residence Portland, Maine
Alma mater Ohio State University, Boston University, Temple University

Richard "Dick" Farnsworth is an American politician from Maine. Farnsworth, a Democrat, served in the Maine House of Representatives from 1996 to 1998 for District 32, then part of Portland. He chose not to seek re-election in 1998. In 2012, Farnsworth again sought election to the Maine House of Representatives, this time from the renamed District 117, also part of Portland.[1] He won and was sworn in for a second time in December 2012.

Farnsworth earned a B.S. in Education from Ohio State University, a Master's in Divinity from Boston University and an Ed.D. from Temple University.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Richard Farnsworth - Biography - Project Vote Smart". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved 2 September 2012.

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