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Lawyer

John R. Thayer, American lawyer. Member Worcester Common Council, 1877-1881; member Massachusetts General Court, 1880-1882, Senate, 1891, 1892; member 56th, 57th, 58th Congressts (1899-1905), 3d Massachusetts District.

Background

Thayer, John R. was born on March 9, 1845 in at Douglass, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Mowry R. and Harriet (Morse) Thayer.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1869. Admitted to bar, 1871, and since in practice at Worcester, Massachusetts.

Career

Member Worcester Common Council, 1877-1881. Alderman, 1881-1885; candidate for mayor, 1887. Member Massachusetts General Court, 1880-1882, Senate, 1891, 1892.

Member 56th, 57th, 58th Congressts (1899-1905), 3d Massachusetts District.

Membership

Member Worcester Common Council, 1877-1881. Member Massachusetts General Court, 1880-1882, Senate, 1891, 1892. Member 56th, 57th, 58th Congressts (1899-1905), 3d Massachusetts District.

Connections

Married Charlotte H. Holmes, of Worcester, January 30, 1872.

father:
Mowry R. Thayer

mother:
Harriet (Morse) Thayer

spouse:
Charlotte H. Holmes