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THAYER (Soundex T600) — See also AYER, CHAYES, CHAYET, HATTERY, HAYEK, HAYENGA, HAYES, HAYTER, LAHAYE, LEPHAYE, ROWE-THAYER, TARR, THAR, THAYN, THAYNE.

  THAYER: See also Edwin Robinson Allen — John Forrester Andrew — Avis Thayer Bohlen — Walter Bruchhausen — David Thayer Bunker — Stephen Albion Day — Frank Graham Finlayson — Arthur Elbridge Forbes — Joseph Thayer Gilman — Nelson Hayward — Edward Henry Holden — Joseph Hillyer Thayer Martin — Joseph Hillyer Thayer Martin — Thayer M. McIntyre — Thayer Melvin — Frederick Thayer Merrill, Jr. — Edward Hildreth Ryder — Townsend Scudder — Ephraim Knight Smart — Thomas Sterling — William Merle Watkins
  Thayer, A. W. See Alexander Wheelock Thayer
  Thayer, Adin — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 16th District, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Thayer, Alexander Cook (1865-1918) — also known as Alexander Thayer — Born in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Mass., June 18, 1865. U.S. Deputy Consul in Trieste, 1901-02; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Venice, 1902-05; U.S. Vice Consul in Venice, as of 1916-17. Died, from dementia paralytica, in the Bellevue Sanatorium, Kreuzlingen, Thurgau, Switzerland, September 16, 1918 (age 53 years, 90 days). Interment somewhere in Geneva, Switzerland.
  Relatives: Son of Henry Thayer (1823-1882) and Jane (Cook) Thayer; married, August 6, 1910, to Alice Bartlett Mansfield; nephew of Alexander Wheelock Thayer; third cousin once removed of John Ogden Bigelow; third cousin twice removed of Nathan Read; third cousin thrice removed of Timothy Bigelow; fourth cousin of Staley N. Wood (1832-1914); fourth cousin once removed of Rufus Heaton, Edward M. Chapin and George A. Dix.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Thayer, Alexander Wheelock (1817-1897) — also known as A. W. Thayer — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass.; Trieste, Austria (now Italy). Born in Natick, Middlesex County, Mass., October 22, 1817. Writer; U.S. Consul in Trieste, 1864-74. Died in Trieste, Austria (now Italy), July 15, 1897 (age 79 years, 266 days). Interment at Evangelical Cemetery, Trieste, Italy.
  Relatives: Son of Alexander Thayer (1785-1825) and Susanna (Bigelow) Thayer (1790-1845); uncle of Alexander Cook Thayer; third cousin of John Ogden Bigelow; third cousin once removed of Nathan Read and Staley N. Wood; third cousin twice removed of Timothy Bigelow and George A. Dix; fourth cousin of Rufus Heaton and Edward M. Chapin; fourth cousin once removed of Greene Carrier Bronson (1789-1863), John Prescott Bigelow, Eli Thayer, John Milton Thayer, Edgar Weeks, John Hill Walbridge, Henry E. Walbridge, Arthur Chapin and John Wingate Weeks.
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thayer, Amos Madden (1841-1905) — Born in Mina, Chautauqua County, N.Y., October 10, 1841. U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Missouri, 1887-94; Judge of U.S. Circuit Court for the 8th Circuit, 1894-1905; died in office 1905; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, 1894-1905; died in office 1905. Died in St. Louis, Mo., April 24, 1905 (age 63 years, 196 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Thayer, Andrew Jackson (1818-1873) — also known as Andrew J. Thayer — of Oregon. Born in New York, 1818. Democrat. U.S. Attorney for Oregon, 1859-60; U.S. Representative from Oregon at-large, 1861; justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1870-73; died in office 1873. Died in 1873 (age about 55 years). Interment at Crystal Lake Cemetery, Corvallis, Ore.
  Presumably named for: Andrew Jackson
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thayer, Arthur — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Thayer, Arthur R. — of Michigan. Tax Cut candidate for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from 28th Senatorial District, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Thayer, Barbara — of Mt. Pleasant, Isabella County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1979. Female. Still living as of 1979.
  Thayer, Benny L. — of Upper Marlboro, Prince George's County, Md. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Thayer, Berta Ramona — Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Thayer, Bob — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 7th District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Thayer, Burdett — of Fillmore County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives, 1883-84, 1905-10 (District 2 1883-84, District 5 1905-10). Burial location unknown.
  Thayer, Charles — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Postmaster at Ann Arbor, Mich., 1834-41. Burial location unknown.
  Thayer, Charles Frederick (b. 1852) — also known as Charles F. Thayer — of Norwich, New London County, Conn. Born in Thompson, Windham County, Conn., November 6, 1852. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state senate 10th District, 1891-92; candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 3rd District, 1892, 1898, 1905; mayor of Norwich, Conn., 1900-08, 1911; Connecticut Democratic state chair, 1901. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Charles D. Thayer and Lucy E. (Nichols) Thayer; married, October 22, 1884, to Mary Hewitt.
  Campaign slogan: "No drafted men, but only volunteers."
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thayer, Charles O. III — of Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Mayor of Clarksburg, W.Va., 1981-82. Still living as of 1982.
  Thayer, Charles Wheeler (1910-1969) — also known as Charles W. Thayer — of Villanova, Delaware County, Pa.; Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Villanova, Delaware County, Pa., February 9, 1910. U.S. Vice Consul in Moscow, 1937, 1940; Berlin, 1937-38; Hamburg, 1939-40; Kabul, as of 1943; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; head of the State Department's international broadcasting division, including the "Voice of America", 1947-49; U.S. Consul General in Munich, 1952-53; in March 1953, when attacks on his loyalty by U.S. Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy inspired a State Department investigation into his diplomatic career, he resigned from the Foreign Service; writer. Died, during heart surgery, in Salzburg, Austria, August 27, 1969 (age 59 years, 199 days). Interment at Church of the Redeemer Cemetery, Bryn Mawr, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of George C. Thayer and Gertrude May (Wheeler) Thayer (c.1870-1964); brother of Avis Howard Thayer (1912-1981; who married Charles Eustis Bohlen); married, March 27, 1950, to Cynthia (Dunn) Cochrane (daughter of James Clement Dunn); uncle of Avis Thayer Bohlen (1940-).
  Political family: Bohlen-Eustis-Thayer family of Bryn Mawr and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thayer, Chauncey C. — of Gloversville, Fulton County, N.Y. Republican. Mayor of Gloversville, N.Y., 1934-43. Burial location unknown.
  Thayer, D. M. — of Rock Springs, Sweetwater County, Wyo. Postmaster at Rock Springs, Wyo., 1903-05. Burial location unknown.
  Thayer, Damon (b. 1967) — of Georgetown, Scott County, Ky. Born September 16, 1967. Republican. Member of Kentucky state senate 17th District, 2003-. Catholic. Member, National Rifle Association. Still living as of 2004.
  Thayer, Denton F. — of Highmore, Hyde County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state senate 25th District, 1897-98; member of South Dakota state house of representatives 25th District, 1899-1900. Burial location unknown.
  Thayer, E. H. — of Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa; Clinton, Clinton County, Iowa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1860, 1876, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Thayer, Edwin P. — of Indiana. Republican. Sergeant-at-Arms, Republican National Convention, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Thayer, Eli (1819-1899) — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Mendon, Worcester County, Mass., June 11, 1819. Republican. School teacher and principal; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1853-54; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 9th District, 1857-61; defeated, 1872; delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1860. Died in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., April 15, 1899 (age 79 years, 308 days). Interment at Hope Cemetery, Worcester, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Cushman Ferdinando Thayer (1795-1818) and Miranda (Pond) Thayer (1797-1878); married, August 6, 1845, to Caroline Maria Capron (1826-1908); father of John Alden Thayer; second cousin thrice removed of Ralph Waldo Hungerford; third cousin once removed of Staley N. Wood; third cousin twice removed of John Adams; fourth cousin of John Milton Thayer (1820-1906) and James Abram Garfield; fourth cousin once removed of John Quincy Adams, Elijah Hunt Mills, George Bailey Loring, Alexander Wheelock Thayer, William Aldrich, Augustus Brown Reed Sprague, Edward M. Chapin and James Rudolph Garfield.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Davis family; Thayer-Capron-Aldrich-Stetson family; Adams-Rusling family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thayer, Eugene See Lorenzo Eugene Thayer
  Thayer, Eugene B. — of Great Falls, Cascade County, Mont. Mayor of Great Falls, Mont., 1979-81. Still living as of 1981.
  Thayer, Frances — Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri at-large, 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Thayer, Francis M. — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Republican. Postmaster at Evansville, Ind., 1877-83. Burial location unknown.
  Thayer, Francis S. — of Troy, Rensselaer County, N.Y. Member of New York state senate 12th District, 1868-71. Burial location unknown.
  Thayer, Frank L. — of Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine. Democrat. Candidate for mayor of Waterville, Maine, 1898, 1899, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Thayer, Frank L. III — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1984. Still living as of 1984.
  Thayer, Frank W. — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Twentieth Suffolk District, 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Thayer, George A. — of Binghamton, Broome County, N.Y. Physician; mayor of Binghamton, N.Y., 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Thayer, George W. (1827-1916) — of Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich. Born in Burlington, Chittenden County, Vt., September 27, 1827. Democrat. Mayor of Grand Rapids, Mich., 1877-78. Died September 2, 1916 (age 88 years, 341 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.
  Relatives: Nephew of Lucius Lyon (1800-1851).
  Thayer, George W. — of Union, Tolland County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Union; elected 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Thayer, Harry E. T. (b. 1927) — of Massachusetts. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., September 10, 1927. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Singapore, 1980-84; director, American Institute in Taiwan (de facto U.S. embassy), 1984-86. Still living as of 2012.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Thayer, Harry G. — of Plymouth, Marshall County, Ind. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1880, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Thayer, Harry Irving (1869-1926) — also known as Harry I. Thayer — of Wakefield, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Pembroke, Plymouth County, Mass., September 10, 1869. Republican. Leather business; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1924; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 8th District, 1925-26; died in office 1926. Died in Wakefield, Middlesex County, Mass., March 10, 1926 (age 56 years, 181 days). Interment at Lakeside Cemetery, Wakefield, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Wendell P. Thayer and Amelia (Josselyn) Thayer (1847-1884); married, December 31, 1890, to Emma Louisa Bates.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thayer, Henry B. — of Lubec, Washington County, Maine. Postmaster at Lubec, Maine, 1893-95. Burial location unknown.
  Thayer, J. A. — of Attleboro, Bristol County, Mass. Postmaster at Attleboro, Mass., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Thayer, James A. — of Penn Yan, Yates County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Thayer, James S. — of Hoosick Falls, Rensselaer County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Thayer, Jan — of Grand Island, Hall County, Neb. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Thayer, Jane E. — of Greenville, Hunt County, Tex. Postmaster at Greenville, Tex., 1863-68. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Thayer, Janice — of Dover, Strafford County, N.H. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Thayer, Jesse B. — of River Falls, Pierce County, Wis. Wisconsin superintendent of public instruction, 1887-91. Burial location unknown.
  Thayer, John — of Farmington Township (now Farmington Hills), Oakland County, Mich. Republican. Supervisor of Farmington Township, Michigan; elected 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Thayer, John A. — of El Paso, El Paso County, Tex. Republican. Postmaster at El Paso, Tex., 1866-68. Burial location unknown.
  Thayer, John Alden (1857-1917) — also known as John A. Thayer — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Worcester, Worcester County, Mass., December 22, 1857. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 3rd District, 1911-13; defeated, 1912; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1912; postmaster at Worcester, Mass., 1915-17. Died, in Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., July 31, 1917 (age 59 years, 221 days). Interment at Hope Cemetery, Worcester, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Eli Thayer and Caroline Maria (Capron) Thayer (1826-1908); third cousin twice removed of Ralph Waldo Hungerford; third cousin thrice removed of John Adams; fourth cousin of Staley N. Wood; fourth cousin once removed of John Milton Thayer (1820-1906) and James Abram Garfield.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Davis family; Thayer-Capron-Aldrich-Stetson family; Adams-Rusling family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Thayer, John Eliot, Jr. (1887-1966) — also known as John E. Thayer, Jr. — of Lancaster, Worcester County, Mass.; Boston, Suffolk County, Mass.; Milton, Norfolk County, Mass. Born in Lancaster, Worcester County, Mass., August 19, 1887. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Tenth Worcester District, 1923-24; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1928. Died in Milton, Norfolk County, Mass., August 24, 1966 (age 79 years, 5 days). Interment at Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of John Eliot Thayer (1862-1935) and Evelyn Duncan (Forbes) Thayer (1862-1940); married, April 6, 1911, to Katherine Lee Bayard Warren; great-grandnephew of Henry Bell Van Rensselaer; second great-grandson of Stephen Van Rensselaer; second great-grandnephew of Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Philip Jeremiah Schuyler and Rensselaer Westerlo; third great-grandson of Philip John Schuyler; third great-grandnephew of Stephen John Schuyler, Jeremiah Van Rensselaer and Robert Van Rensselaer; fourth great-grandson of Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746), Stephanus Bayard and Philip Livingston; fourth great-grandnephew of Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Peter Van Brugh Livingston and William Livingston; fifth great-grandson of Stephanus Van Cortlandt, Robert Livingston the Younger, Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747) and Dirck Ten Broeck; fifth great-grandnephew of Jacobus Van Cortlandt, John Livingston, Robert Livingston (1688-1775) and Gilbert Livingston; sixth great-grandson of Nicholas Bayard (1644?-1707), Robert Livingston the Elder, Pieter Schuyler (1657-1724) and Pieter Van Brugh; sixth great-grandnephew of Johannes Cuyler; seventh great-grandson of Dirck Wesselse Ten Broeck; seventh great-grandnephew of Pieter Stuyvesant; first cousin twice removed of Kiliaen Van Rensselaer; first cousin thrice removed of Philip Schuyler and James Alexander Hamilton; first cousin four times removed of Pieter Schuyler (1746-1792), Jacob Rutsen Van Rensselaer and Edward Philip Livingston (1779-1843); first cousin five times removed of Volkert Petrus Douw, Nicholas Bayard (1736-1802), Philip P. Schuyler, Peter Robert Livingston (1737-1794), Walter Livingston, Philip Peter Livingston, Hendrick Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, James Livingston, Henry Brockholst Livingston and Killian Killian Van Rensselaer; first cousin six times removed of Robert Gilbert Livingston and Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775); first cousin seven times removed of David Davidse Schuyler, Myndert Davidtse Schuyler, Cornelis Cuyler and John Cruger, Jr.; second cousin thrice removed of Henry Walter Livingston and Edward Livingston (1796-1840); second cousin four times removed of Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), Leonard Gansevoort, Leonard Gansevoort, Jr., Peter Samuel Schuyler, Edward Livingston (1764-1836), Peter Robert Livingston (1766-1847), Maturin Livingston, Peter Augustus Jay, William Jay and Charles Ludlow Livingston; second cousin five times removed of James Jay, John Jay, Frederick Jay and Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr.; third cousin of Bronson Murray Cutting; third cousin once removed of Robert Ray Hamilton; third cousin twice removed of Cortlandt Schuyler Van Rensselaer; third cousin thrice removed of Peter Gansevoort, Peter Robert Livingston (1789-1859), Gerrit Smith, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, John Jay II and James Adams Ekin; fourth cousin once removed of Robert Reginald Livingston.
  Political family: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thayer, John Milton (1820-1906) — also known as John M. Thayer — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Born in Bellingham, Norfolk County, Mass., January 24, 1820. Republican. Member Nebraska territorial council, 1860; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Senator from Nebraska, 1867-71; Governor of Wyoming Territory, 1875-78; Governor of Nebraska, 1887-91, 1891-92. Died in Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb., March 19, 1906 (age 86 years, 54 days). Interment at Wyuka Cemetery, Lincoln, Neb.
  Relatives: Son of Elias Nelson Thayer (1773-1833) and Ruth (Staples) Thayer (1775-1851); married, December 17, 1842, to Mary Laura Albee (1818-1892); granduncle of Arthur Laban Bates; second cousin twice removed of Samuel Adams (1722-1803), John Adams and Almur Stiles Whiting; third cousin once removed of Joseph Allen, John Quincy Adams (1767-1848) and Peter Rawson Taft; third cousin twice removed of Daniel Chapin (1761-1821) and Wilson Henry Fairbank; fourth cousin of Willard J. Chapin, George Washington Adams, Charles Francis Adams, Alphonso Taft and Eli Thayer; fourth cousin once removed of Jonathan Elmer, Ebenezer Elmer, Eli Elmer, Elijah Boardman, John Allen, William Bostwick, Elijah Hunt Mills, Daniel Warner Bostwick, Daniel Chapin (1791-1878), Chester William Chapin, Graham Hurd Chapin, Alexander Wheelock Thayer, William Aldrich, William Vincent Wells, Staley N. Wood, Edward M. Chapin, John Quincy Adams (1833-1894), Charles Phelps Taft, William Nelson Taft, Brooks Adams, John Alden Thayer, William Howard Taft and Henry Waters Taft.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Saltonstall-Weeks family of Massachusetts; Adams-Waite-Forshee-Cowan family of Dexter, Michigan; Pike family of Lubec, Maine; Kidder family of Connecticut; Adams-Rusling family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Thayer County, Neb. is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
John R. Thayer Thayer, John Randolph (1845-1916) — also known as John R. Thayer — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Douglas, Worcester County, Mass., March 9, 1845. Democrat. Lawyer; law partner of Arthur P. Rugg; member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1880-82; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1880, 1904; candidate for mayor of Worcester, Mass., 1886; member of Massachusetts state senate, 1891-92; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 3rd District, 1899-1905; defeated, 1892. Unitarian; later Episcopalian. Died December 19, 1916 (age 71 years, 285 days). Interment at Worcester Rural Cemetery, Worcester, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of Mowry Richardson Thayer and Harriet (Morse) Thayer; married, January 30, 1873, to Charlotte Holmes (1847-1925).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Men of Mark in America (1906)
  Thayer, John W. — of Ellington, Tolland County, Conn.; Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 20th District, 1871. Burial location unknown.
  Thayer, Joseph H. — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Physician; candidate in primary for mayor of Los Angeles, Calif., 1941, 1949. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Thayer, Judith — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Thayer, L. Eugene See Lorenzo Eugene Thayer
  Thayer, Linus W. — of Warsaw, Wyoming County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Thayer, Lorenzo Eugene (b. 1883) — also known as L. Eugene Thayer — of Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine. Born in Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine, March 8, 1883. Democrat. Insurance business; director, People's National Bank; mayor of Waterville, Maine, 1933-34. Unitarian. Member, Freemasons. Interment at Pine Grove Cemetery, Waterville, Maine.
  Relatives: Son of Frank L. Thayer and Nora (Pulsifer) Thayer; married, January 9, 1907, to Florence Merrill.
  Thayer, Louis E. — of Collinsville, Canton, Hartford County, Conn. First selectman of Canton, Connecticut, 1909. Burial location unknown.
  Thayer, Luny — of Oswego County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Oswego County, 1845. Burial location unknown.
  Thayer, Marilyn — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Thayer, Martin Russell (1819-1906) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Virginia, 1819. Republican. U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 5th District, 1863-67; state court judge in Pennsylvania, 1867. Died in 1906 (age about 87 years). Interment at St. James the Less Church Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pa.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Thayer, Mary A. — of Eagle Rock, Botetourt County, Va. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Thayer, Mary Kay — of Temperance, Monroe County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1992. Female. Still living as of 1992.
  Thayer, Merle M. — of Iowa. American Constitution candidate for U.S. Representative from Iowa 1st District, 1966. Still living as of 1966.
  Thayer, Michael I. — of West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Fla. Democrat. Member, Platform Committee, Democratic National Convention, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Thayer, Pauline R. — of Lancaster, Worcester County, Mass. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1924 (alternate), 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Thayer, Raymond A. — of Southington, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Southington, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thayer, Richard L. — of Columbus, Bartholomew County, Ind. Mayor of Columbus, Ind., 1952-55. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thayer, Robert Helyer (1901-1984) — also known as Robert H. Thayer — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y.; Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y.; Washington, D.C. Born in Southborough, Worcester County, Mass., September 22, 1901. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1936; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 14th District, 1946; U.S. Minister to Romania, 1955-57. Member, National Trust for Historic Preservation; Audubon Society. Died, of leukemia, in Washington, D.C., January 26, 1984 (age 82 years, 126 days). Interment at Southborough Rural Cemetery, Southborough, Mass.
  Relatives: Son of William Greenough Thayer (1863-1934) and Violet (Otis) Thayer (1871-1962); married, December 26, 1926, to Virginia Pratt (1905-1979; daughter of Ruth Baker Pratt); grandnephew of James Otis (1836-1898); second great-grandson of Harrison Gray Otis; third great-grandson of Samuel Allyne Otis; third cousin thrice removed of Nathaniel Freeman, Jr..
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Otis family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thayer, Ron J. See Ronald J. Thayer, Jr.
  Thayer, Ronald — of Bloomfield Hills, Oakland County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1996 (alternate), 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Thayer, Ronald J., Jr. — also known as Ron J. Thayer — of Pleasant Ridge, Oakland County, Mich.; West Bloomfield, Oakland County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1984 (alternate), 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Thayer, Rufus Hildreth (1849-1917) — of Washington, D.C. Born in Plymouth, Wayne County, Mich., June 25, 1849. Lawyer; Judge of the United States Court for China, 1908. Died in Kingston, Ulster County, N.Y., July 12, 1917 (age 68 years, 17 days). Interment at Albany Rural Cemetery, Menands, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Rufus Thayer (1799-1887) and Hersilora Eliza (Utley) Thayer (1806-1894); married to Harriet Barnes (1864-1928).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thayer, Samuel Richard (1837-1909) — also known as Samuel R. Thayer — of Minnesota. Born in 1837. U.S. Minister to Netherlands, 1889-93. Died in 1909 (age about 72 years). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Rochester, N.Y.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Thayer, Stanley G. (b. 1923) — of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Mich. Born in East Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich., August 16, 1923. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; member of Michigan state senate 33rd District, 1961-64; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1964; candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 2nd District, 1964; candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 22nd Circuit, 1966. Member, American Bar Association; Freemasons; Moose; NAACP; Phi Sigma Kappa. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thayer, Stephen III See W. Stephen Thayer III
  Thayer, Stephen E. — of Bonny Eagle, Standish, Cumberland County, Maine. Postmaster at Bonny Eagle, Maine, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Thayer, Thomas M. — of Herman, Grant County, Minn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Thayer, W. Stephen III (b. 1946) — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in 1946. U.S. Attorney for New Hampshire, 1981-84; justice of New Hampshire state supreme court, 1986-2000. Allegedly asked Chief Justice David A. Brock not to appoint a certain lower court judge to a panel of judges that would hear the appeal of his divorce case; following an investigation, he was forced to resign in 2000 from the New Hampshire Supreme Court. Still living as of 2000.
  Cross-reference: Sherman D. Horton, Jr. — John T. Broderick, Jr.
  Thayer, W. W. See William Wallace Thayer
  Thayer, Wallace — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Progressive. Member of New York state assembly from Erie County 8th District, 1914; defeated, 1914, 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Thayer, Warren Thomas (1869-1956) — also known as Warren T. Thayer — of Chateaugay, Franklin County, N.Y. Born in Burke, Franklin County, N.Y., July 12, 1869. Republican. Newspaper publisher; member of New York state assembly from Franklin County, 1916-20; member of New York state senate 34th District, 1921-34. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons. Died, in Alice Hyde Hospital, Malone, Franklin County, N.Y., March 2, 1956 (age 86 years, 234 days). Interment at East Side Cemetery, Chateaugay, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Alfred Thayer (1836-1910) and Hulda (Hall) Thayer (1837-1910); married to Haseltine Miller (1868-1951).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Thayer, Wheelock — of Winchester, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Winchester, 1833. Burial location unknown.
  Thayer, William F. (b. 1846) — of Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Kingston, Rockingham County, N.H., March 13, 1846. Republican. Banker; director, Northern New Hampshire Railroad; treasurer of New Hampshire Republican Party, 1892-1909; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1908, 1912. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Calvin Thayer and Sarah Wheeler (Fiske) Thayer; married, October 20, 1874, to Sarah Clarke Wentworth.
  Thayer, William F. — of Dorchester, Grafton County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Dorchester, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Thayer, William T. — of Greenville, Hunt County, Tex. Postmaster at Greenville, Tex., 1856-63. Burial location unknown.
  Thayer, William Wallace (1827-1899) — also known as W. W. Thayer — of Oregon. Born July 15, 1827. Democrat. Governor of Oregon, 1878-82; justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1884-90; chief justice of Oregon state supreme court, 1888-90. Died in Woodstock, Multnomah County, Ore., October 15, 1899 (age 72 years, 92 days). Interment at Lone Fir Cemetery, Portland, Ore.
  Thayer, Zenas — of Winona County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 11, 1859-60. Burial location unknown.


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