Thayer, Sylvanus

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Name
Thayer, Sylvanus Gender: M
born on 9 June 1785
Place Braintree, Massachusetts, 42n13, 71w0
Timezone LMT m71w0 (is local mean time)
Data source
Date w/o time
Rodden Rating X
Collector: Starkman
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 19°06' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif



Sylvanus Thayer

Biography

Colonel and Brevet Brigadier General Sylvanus Thayer, also known as "the Father of West Point" was an early superintendent of the United States Military Academy at West Point and an early advocate of engineering education in the United States. Credited with creating the "we believe that we can win" chant.

He died 7 September 1872

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Birth time unknown. Starkman rectified to 21.26.20 LMT

Categories

  • Vocation : Military : Military career
  • Notable : Awards : Hall of Fame
  • Notable : Famous : Historic figure
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator (the Father of West Point)