John Mellen Thurston Edit Profile
Removed to Wisconsin, 1854. Educated at public schools and Wayland U., Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, supporting himself by farm work, driving teams and other manual labor. Admitted to bar, May 21, 1869.
Following October located in Omaha.
Major William J. Purman, November, 1899.
Member city council, 1872-1874. Member Nebraska Legislature, 1875-1877.
Married Martha Poland, December 25, 1872 (died 1898). Married second, Lola, d.