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William Wallace Thayer
Birth: Jul. 15, 1827
Livingston County
New York, USA
Death: 1899
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA

US Politician. A lawyer in New York, William Thayer moved to Oregon in 1862 to practice law with a brother. Lived for a time in Lewiston, Idaho and served as District Attorney for the Idaho Territory in 1866, and from 1866?67 served a session in the Idaho Territorial House of Representatives. Back in Oregon, he was elected Governor of the State of Oregon in 1878 and served a single term. This was followed by a seat on the State Supreme Court, and from 1888 to 1890 was the Chief Justice. (bio by: RB) 
Family links: 
  Gideon Thayer (1795 - 1872)
  Anna Dodge Thayer (____ - 1875)
  Semantha C Vincent Thayer (1834 - 1900)*
  Claudius Thayer (1855 - 1923)*
  Claude Thayer (1855 - 1888)*
  Andrew Jackson Thayer (1818 - 1873)*
  William Wallace Thayer (1827 - 1899)
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Lone Fir Pioneer Cemetery
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA
Plot: Sec 22 Lot 47 G3S
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: RB
Record added: Apr 04, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6320192
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