Community History – Ludlow – John Patrick “Jack” Farrell,

Farrell, John Patrick “Jack”

A life-long resident of the City of Ludlow, Farrell served eight 2-year terms on council and one four-year term as mayor (1970-1973). Farrell was also a former member of the Ludlow Volunteer Fire Department.

John Farrell was born in the family home on Victoria Street on June 2, 1933. He attended St. James Elementary School and Ludlow High School. Farrell earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Cincinnati’s College of Pharmacy in 1951. He worked in the family pharmacy on Elm Street for the next 44 years. Farrell retired in 1995.

Jack Farrell was a member of Sts. Boniface and James Church in Ludlow and was also a member of the Kehoe Council Knights of Columbus. Farrell died on January 16, 2001, at the age of 72. Mass of Christian burial was held at Sts. Boniface and James Church on January 20, 2001 with burial at St. Mary Cemetery in Fort Mitchell. One brother and two sisters survived him.

Kentucky Post, January 19, 2001, p. 11A; News Enterprise, November 6, 1969, p. 1.

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