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John A. Thayer

American politician

Died when: 59 years 221 days (715 months)
Star Sign: Capricorn

 

John A. Thayer

John Alden Thayer (December 22, 1857 – July 31, 1917) was a Representative from Massachusetts.He was born in Worcester, Massachusetts.He was the son of Eli Thayer.

He graduated from Harvard College in 1879.He studied law at Columbia Law School in New York City.He was admitted to the bar in 1889 and was a clerk of the central district court of Worcester from 1892 to 1897.

He was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-second Congress from March 4, 1911 to March 3, 1913.He failed reelection in 1912 to the Sixty-third Congress.

He was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1912.In 1915, he was appointed postmaster of Worcester, and served until his death.


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