John Randolph Thayer

John Randolph Thayer

Douglas, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 19 Dec 1916 (aged 71)
Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 7505045 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He attended Nichols Academy, graduated from Yale College in 1869, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1871 and commenced to practice law in Worcester, Massachusetts. He served in Worcester City Council (1874-80), was a member of the Massachusetts State House of Representatives (1890-91) and served in the State Senate, (1890-91). In 1899, he was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-sixth, Fifty-seventh, and Fifty-eighth Congresses, serving until 1905. Not seeking reelection, he resumed his law practice until his death.

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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Randolph Thayer (9 Mar 1845–19 Dec 1916), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7505045, citing Worcester Rural Cemetery, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .