William Roscoe Thayer (1859 – )

”THAYER, William Roscoe, author; b. Boston, Jan. 16. 1859: s. Frederick W. and Maria (Phelps) T.: fitted for coll. under a tutor in Europe, and grad. Harvard, 1881, A. M., 1886; m. 1893, Elizabeth H. Ware. Asst. editor Phila. Evening Bulletin, 188285; editor Harvard Graduates’ Magazine since 1892. Author: Confessions of Hermes, 1884 M7; Hesper, 1888 S20; The Best Elizabethan Plays, 1890 Gl; The Dawn of Italian Independence, 1893 H5: Poems, New and Old, 1894 H5; History and Customs of Harvard University, 1898; Throne-Makers, 1899 H5; A Short History of Venice, 1905 Ml. Del. of Harvard Coll. and Am. Hist. Assn. to Internat. Hist. Congress, Rome. 1903; created Knight of Order of Crown of Italy, 1902. Address: 8 Berkeley St., Cambridge, Massachusetts.”

Source:  Who’s Who in Pennsylvania, Vol. 1, by Albert Nelson Marquis, A.N. Marquis & Co., Publisher, Chicago, 1909, page 919

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