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John Milton Thayer
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General John Milton Thayer is responsible for giving Colonel Buffalo Bill Cody the title of "Colonel" in the Nebraska State Militia in 1887.
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- Happy Heavenly Birthday Dearest Angel~Rhonda Sue
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To live in the hearts of those left behind is not to die. Rest in peace with the angels, happy birthday and God bless always ~ღ
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Thank you for Serving!
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Thanks for your military servicesir!!!! RIP
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Happy Birthday!
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In memory.
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From a fellow Nebraskan. Rest in peace.
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186 today.RIP!
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REPOSE EN PAIX!
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Know that you are remembered on your birthday. Rest in Peace.
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THAYER, John Milton, (uncle of Arthur Laban Bates), a Senator from Nebraska; born in Bellingham, Mass., January 24, 1820; graduated from Brown University, Providence, R.I., in 1841; studied law; admitted to the bar and practiced; editor of a journal; moved to Nebraska in 1854, engaged in agricultural pursuits, and practiced law in Omaha; brigadier general and major general of the Territorial forces operating against the Pawnee Indians 1855-1861; member, Territorial State senate 1860; delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1860; during the Civil War served in the Union Army as colonel and then brigadier general of the First Regiment, Nebraska Volunteer Infantry; brevetted major general of Volunteers in 1865; member of the State constitutional convention in 1866; upon the admission of Nebraska as a State into the Union was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate and served from March 1, 1867, to March 3, 1871; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1871; chairman, Committee on Enrolled Bills (Forty-first Congress); appointed by President Ulysses S. Grant as Governor of the Territory of Wyoming 1875-1879; Governor of Nebraska 1887-1891; resumed the practice of law in Lincoln, Nebr., and died there March 19, 1906; interment in Wyuka Cemetery.



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Rest In Peace,General.
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