David Edward Farnham
- January 11, 1928 - January 14, 2014
- Reston, Virginia
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Colonel David E. Farnham of Reston, VA, died on January 14, 2014. He was born in Augusta, Maine, January 11, 1928. Col. Farnham served in the US Marine Corps and US Army in a military career spanning WWII, Korea and Vietnam. He retired in 1978 following senior staff assignments with the CIA, the Department of State, the Office of the Secretary of Defense, and the Army Staff. His decorations include three awards of the Legion and Merit. He graduated from Bowdoin College and received an MA from Boston University. He is survived by his wife, Juliette Farnham, David B. Farnham of Falmouth. Maine, step-daughter, Paula Fulton of Brambleton, Virginia, sisters Maryjane Metcalf of Jacksonville, Florida, and Judith Burton of Portland, Maine, and granddaughter Meredith Farnham of Falmouth, Maine. His other son, David R. Farnham of Windham, Maine died in 2006.