Jefferson G. Thurber

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Jefferson G. Thurber
16th Speaker of the Michigan House of Representatives
In office
February 5, 1851 – June 28, 1851
Preceded bySilas G. Harris
Succeeded byDaniel G. Quackenboss
Member of the Michigan House of Representatives
from the Monroe County district
In office
Member of the Michigan Senate
from the 3rd district
In office
January 1, 1844 – March 17, 1847
Personal details
Born(1807-12-30)December 30, 1807
Unity, New Hampshire
DiedMay 6, 1857(1857-05-06) (aged 49)
Monroe, Michigan
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materCanandaigna Academy

Jefferson G. Thurber was a Democratic politician from Michigan who served in both houses of the Michigan Legislature.[1]

Thurber represented Monroe County in the Michigan House of Representatives and the Senate between 1844 and 1852, and was the Speaker of the House during the 16th Legislatuare. He was also a delegate to the 1856 Democratic National Convention which nominated James Buchanan over the incumbent, President Franklin Pierce.[2]