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Farrier, Andrew L., 1895-1972



  • Existence: d.1972

Biographical Note

Martin Pence (1869-1946) and his son, Andrew Lewis (1895-1972) Farrier, lawyers in Pearisburg, Giles County, Virginia. As a law firm they individually and collectively represented some of the most important industries in Southwest Virginia, including the Norfolk and Western Railway Company, Appalachian Power Company, and several coal and lumber interests.

A. L. Farrier served during World War I. He studied law under his father and qualified to practice in December 1938. A. L. and M. P. Farrier joined in a legal partnership on January 1, 1939. The partnership lasted until M. P. Farrier's death in 1946, and A. L. continued to practice law until his death in 1972. He is buried in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg, Virginia.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Farrier Family Papers

Identifier: Ms-1974-011
Scope and Content

The collection includes files from the firm of Williams and Farrier, later Farrier and Farrier. Materials include copies of deeds, title searches, land transactions, estate matters, loan contracts, divorce suits, small claims collection suits, ledgers, and correspondence. Additional details of some files are included in the original inventories, available on request.

Dates: 1894 - 1972