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Hon. John Marshall Thacher

Hon. John Marshall Thacher

Male 1836 - 1897  (60 years)

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  • Name John Marshall Thacher  [1
    • PRESIDENT ULYSSES S. GRANT - PRESIDENTIAL WARRANT SIGNED 06/07/1873 - HFSID 16563

      ULYSSES S. GRANT
      Appointment of a patent attorney to represent the United States at a Congress in Vienna.
      Partly Printed Presidential Warrant signed: "U.S. Grant" as President, 1p, 8x10. Washington, 1873 June 7. In full: "I hereby authorize and direct the Secretary of State [Hamilton Fish] to affix the Seal of the United States to a Full Power authorizing Hon. J.M. Thacher to represent the United States at the International Congress to be held at Vienna relating to Patent Rights, dated this day, and signed by me: and for so doing this shall be his warrant." A lawyer, JOHN MARSHALL THACHER was captain in the 13th Vermont regiment during the Civil War. He was appointed assistant examiner in the U.S. Patent Office in 1864 and was passed through the different grades until November 1, 1874, when he became Commissioner. He resigned on October 1, 1875 and resumed the practice of law. In 1870, three years before this document, U.S. patent laws were modified by Congress.
    Title Hon. 
    Born 1 Jul 1836  Barre, Washington County, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Feb 1897  Woodstock, Windsor County, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • John Marshall Thacher was a lawyer and commissioner of Patents, Washington, D.C., 1864; graduate University of Vermont, 1859, law; 1861, assistant principal Barre Academy, Vermont; 1864, assistant examiner United States Patent office, Washington, D.C.; he was a Captain, 13th Vermont Volunteers during the Civil War; 1874, commissioner of patents, U.S. Patent Office, Washington, D.C.; 1875 removed to Chicago, Illinois to practice law, "Coburn and Thacher" attorneys at law. He was not married.
    Buried Prosper Cemetery, Woodstock, Windsor County, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I117134  tree1
    Last Modified 31 Oct 2019 

    Father Joseph Thacher,   b. Oct 1800, Middleboro, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1844, Tunbridge, Orange County, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Mother Nancy Atwood,   b. 1802,   d. 1888  (Age 86 years) 
    Family ID F6913  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Thacher, John Marshall 1836 - 1897
    Thacher, John Marshall 1836 - 1897
    John Marshall Thacher 1836 - 1897

  • Sources 
    1. [S283] Thomas Thacher 1620 - 1678 Boston Branch, Thacher, Elwood James, (Thacher, Elwood James), 79-63849 Lib Congress., P. 231.
      John Marshall Thacher was a lawyer and commissioner of Patents, Washington, D.C., 1864; graduate University of Vermont, 1859, law; 1861, assistant principal Barre Academy, Vermont; 1864, assistant examiner United States Patent office, Washington, D.C.; he was a Captain, 13th Vermont Volunteers during the Civil War; 1874, commissioner of patents, U.S. Patent Office, Washington, D.C.; 1875 removed to Chicago, Illinois to practice law, "Coburn and Thacher" attorneys at law. He was not married.

    2. [S288] Find A Grave, (Web).
      Find A Grave Memorial# 60247154