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John Hamilton Thacher

John Hamilton Thacher was born in Kansas City October 12, 1872.  His early education was derived from the Kansas City public schools, and he was graduated from Princeton in 1895. For two years he studied law in the office of Karnes, Holmes & Krauthoff, and was admitted to the bar in 1897.  Two years later he took the M.A. degree at Harvard for law work, and in 1899 formed a partnership with J. J. Vineyard.

     Mr. Thacher has devoted some attention to literature as well as to law.  In 1898 he was correspondent for the Washington Post in Cuba, and wrote several magazine articles about the Spanish American war there.

     Mr. Thacher is vice-president of the University Club, and secretary of the Country Club.
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