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John James Thrasher (b.1909 - d.1956) was married to [[Helen Thrasher]].
John James Thrasher (b.1909 - d.1956) was married to [[Helen Thrasher]].


A 1954 Nevada State Journal newspaper article says that J.J. Thrasher "owns an interest in the general store, is a partner in the Gerlach-to-Reno truck line, holds the distributorship for an oil company, sells electric power to the residents and has ranching interest."  "Until two years ago Thrasher sold his own diesel-generated power to most of the reseidents.  Now, however, he purchases electricity from the Sierra Pacific Power Co. and re-sells it for domestic and business use."
A 1953 Nevada State Journal newspaper article says that J.J. Thrasher "owns an interest in the general store, is a partner in the Gerlach-to-Reno truck line, holds the distributorship for an oil company, sells electric power to the residents and has ranching interest."  "Until two years ago Thrasher sold his own diesel-generated power to most of the reseidents.  Now, however, he purchases electricity from the Sierra Pacific Power Co. and re-sells it for domestic and business use."


== References==
== References==
* [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=71083874 Find a grave for John James Thrasher]
* [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=71083874 Find a grave for John James Thrasher]
* John Burns; Frank Johnson (1954). "Residents of Gerlach Like to Think of It As One of the last Genuine Frontier Towns". Nevada State Journal.
* John Burns; Frank Johnson. "Residents of Gerlach Like to Think of It As One of the last Genuine Frontier Towns". Nevada State Journal. April 26, 1953, Page 7.

Revision as of 19:27, 9 February 2013

John James Thrasher (b.1909 - d.1956) was married to Helen Thrasher.

A 1953 Nevada State Journal newspaper article says that J.J. Thrasher "owns an interest in the general store, is a partner in the Gerlach-to-Reno truck line, holds the distributorship for an oil company, sells electric power to the residents and has ranching interest." "Until two years ago Thrasher sold his own diesel-generated power to most of the reseidents. Now, however, he purchases electricity from the Sierra Pacific Power Co. and re-sells it for domestic and business use."

References

  • Find a grave for John James Thrasher
  • John Burns; Frank Johnson. "Residents of Gerlach Like to Think of It As One of the last Genuine Frontier Towns". Nevada State Journal. April 26, 1953, Page 7.