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John M. Thayer, American judge.

Background

Thayer, John M. was born on March 15, 1847 in Thompson, Connecticut, United States. Son of Charles D. and Lucy E. (Nichols) Thayer.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1869. Unmarried. Read law with Judge James A. Hovey, Norwich, Connecticut, and was his law partner at Norwich, 1872-1876. Partner of brother, Charles F. T., 1881-1889.

Judge City Court of Norwich, 1875-1877. State’s attorney, New London Company, 1883-1889. Judge of Superior Court of Connecticut, 1889-1907.

Associate judge Supreme Court of the Errors of Connecticut, since 1907.

Career

Partner of brother, Charles F. T., 1881-1889.

Connections

father:
Charles D. Thayer

mother:
Lucy E. (Nichols) Thayer