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Amos Madden Thayer, American judge.

Background

Thayer, Amos Madden was born on October 10, 1841 in Mina, New York, United States. Son of Ichabod and Fidelia (La Due) Thayer.

Education

Graduate Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, 1862 (Doctor of Laws, 1892). Served in Civil war 3 years as First lieutenant United States Signal Corps. Settled in St. Louis, February 1866.

Admitted to bar, 1868. Circuit judge, St. Louis, 1876-1886. United States district judge, Eastern district Missouri, from February 24, 1887-1894.

United States circuit judge, 8th circuit, August 9, 1894-1905.

Career

Home: St. Louis, Mo.

Connections

Married Sidney Hunton Brother, December 22, 1880.

father:
Ichabod Thayer

mother:
Fidelia (La Due) Thayer

spouse:
Sidney Hunton Brother