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William Wentworth Thayer

William Wentworth Thayer, American lawyer, banker. member N.H. Ho.


  • Thayer, William Wentworth was born on April 15, 1884 in Concord, New Hampshire, United States. Son of William Fiske and Sarah Clarke (Wentworth) Thayer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1905, Bachelor of Laws, 1910. Rhodes scholar from N.H., 1905-1907, Bachelor of Arts, Oxford, 1908, Master of Arts, 1913. Unmarried.


    • Began practice at Concord, 1910. Vice president First National Bank. Treasurer and trustee Union Trust Company Prospective attorney Merrimack Company, N.H., 1917-1918.

      Member N.H. House of Representatives, 1921, 23. Government appeal agent Selective Service Law, 1917-1918. Representative; United States War Trade Board at London and Paris, 1918-1919.

      Attached to American Commission to Negotiate Peace (on blockade questions), 1919.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Conglist


    Member N.H. Ho.


    • father: William Fiske Thayer
    • mother: Sarah Clarke (Wentworth) Thayer
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    Died June 15, 1926
    (aged 42)