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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Thank you, sir for your brief service in Congress in the early days of the American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir. -
Daniel Moran Added: Apr. 28, 2016
Death mentioned in newspaper called: Willamette Farmer (Salem, Or.) dated May 3, 1873, page 4. Hon. A.J. Thayer, Judge of the Second Judicial District, died at his residence in Benton county on the 28th of April, of typhoid fever. He was in his 53d yea...(Read more) -
Bev T. Added: Mar. 13, 2016