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Andrew Jackson Thayer
Birth: Nov. 27, 1818
Death: Apr. 28, 1873

Civil War US Congressman. Elected to represent Oregon as an At-Large Delegate in the United States House of Representative, serving from March to July, 1861. His election to the seat was successfully contested by his opponent, George K. Shiel, who ousted Thayer and assumed the office. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Melissa D. Chandler Thayer (1821 - 1894)*
 
 Children:
  Emma Adelia Thayer Rice (1857 - 1891)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Crystal Lake Cemetery
Corvallis
Benton County
Oregon, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Sep 07, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5747749
Andrew Jackson Thayer
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Parents: Gideon and Anna (Dodge) Thayer.
- Marc Thayer, III
 Added: Mar. 3, 2014
He and his death are mentioned in the book History of Benton County Oregon published by David D Fagan in 1885. see page 343 talks about his education, practice, wife and crossing the Oregon Trail in 1853.
- redwagon2010
 Added: Oct. 5, 2011

- karl anglin
 Added: Jun. 2, 2010
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