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Name Thayer, Amos Madden
City St. Louis
State MO
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born October 10, 1841, in Mina, NY
Died April 24, 1905, in St. Louis, MO

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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born October 10, 1841, in Mina, NY
Died April 24, 1905, in St. Louis, MO

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
Nominated by Grover Cleveland on February 21, 1887, to a seat vacated by Samuel Treat. Confirmed by the Senate on February 26, 1887, and received commission on February 26, 1887. Service terminated on August 20, 1894, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Circuit Courts for the Eighth Circuit
Nominated by Grover Cleveland on August 6, 1894, to a new seat authorized by 28 Stat. 115. Confirmed by the Senate on August 9, 1894, and received commission on August 9, 1894. Service terminated on April 24, 1905, due to death.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Nominated by Grover Cleveland on August 6, 1894, to a new seat authorized by 28 Stat. 115. Confirmed by the Senate on August 9, 1894, and received commission on August 9, 1894. Service terminated on April 24, 1905, due to death.

Education:
Hamilton College, 1862
Read law, 1868

Professional Career:

U.S. Army major, 1862-1865
Private practice, Montana Territory
Private practice, St. Louis, Missouri, 1868-1887
Judge, Circuit Court of Missouri, St. Louis Circuit, 1876-1887
Professor, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, 1890-


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