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Lawyer

Frank Manly Thorn, American lawyer. member board supervisors, Erie County, New York, 1871-1880.

Background

Thorn, Frank Manly was born on December 7, 1836 in Collins, Erie Company, New York, United States. Son of Abram and Phila M. Thorn.

Education

Academic education; clerk surrogate’s court, Buffalo, 1857-1860. Admitted to New York bar, May, 1860. Attended Albany Law School, 1861.

Career

Petroleum producer and refiner, 1861-1867. Member board supervisors, Erie County, New York, 1871-1880. Associate editor Buffalo Courier, 1874-1877.

Superintendent East Hamburg Canning Company, 1881-1884. Chief clerk Internal Revenue Department, Washington, July 1-23, 1885. Superintendent United States Coast and Geodetic Survey, Washington, July 23, 1885, to June 30, 1889.

Special National bank examiner, 1895-1897. Writer of signed editorials in Buffalo Times. Address: Orchard Park, Eric County, New York.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Writer of signed editorials in Buffalo Times.

Membership

Member board supervisors, Erie County, New York, 1871-1880.

Connections

Married Eola Smith, of Orchard Park, New York, May 14, 1867.

father:
Abram Thorn

mother:
Phila M. Thorn

spouse:
Eola Smith