Plymouth County Biographies

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Harry Irving Thayer

Harry Irving Thayer (1869-1926), a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Pembroke, Plymouth County, Mass., September 10, 1869; attended the public schools of Hanover, Mass.; engaged in the leather business; organizer and president of the Thayer-Ross Co.; president of the New England Shoe and Leather Association 1916-1921; was president of the Tanners’ Council of the United States in 1920 and 1921; was a delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1924; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-ninth Congress and served from March 4, 1925, until his death in Wakefield, Middlesex County, Mass., March 10, 1926; interment in Lakeside Cemetery.

Parents: Wendell Phillips Thayer, Amelia J Josselyn
Spouse: Emma L [Thayer]
Born: Dec. 21, 1871 in Scituate, Massachusetts
Lloyd J Thayer b. abt 1893 Massachusetts
Raymond H Thayer b. abt 1897 Massachusetts
Phillip Thayer b. abt 1908 Massachusetts
Wendell P Thayer b. abt 1909 Massachusetts

New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
U.S. Federal Census
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