(1866-1942), landowner and politician, was born on 7 September
1866 in San Pedro, the second son of Miguel O'Farrell (1834-1913), MP
to the Buenos Aires
parliament, and Mary Seery (1841-1901) of Mullingar,
Co. Westmeath. Miguel O'Farrell was the eldest son of James O'Farrell
(1801-1889) of Limerick. Juan Adrián O'Farrell eldest brother
was Santiago Gregorio O'Farrell (1861-1926), national MP and
Adrián O'Farrell was in the failed
revolutions of 1890 and 1893, and later chaired the
central committee of the Radical Party. O'Farrell was
appointed major of Pergamino
and member of its city council. He was elected MP to the Buenos Aires
parliament in three terms. In 1916, Juan Adrián
O'Farrell sat in the presidential
and vice-presidential election committee. O'Farrell died
unmarried on 9 February 1942 in Buenos Aires.
Coghlan, Eduardo A., Los Irlandeses en la Argentina: Su
Actuación y Descendencia (Buenos Aires, 1987), p.
The Southern Cross, Número del Centenario (Buenos
Aires, 1975), p. 52.