Thomas Estes NOELL, Congress, MO (1839-1867)


NOELL, Thomas Estes, (son of John William Noell), a Representative from Missouri; born in Perryville, Perry County, Mo., April 3, 1839; attended the public schools; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1858 and commenced practice in Perryville, Mo., the same year; during the Civil War was appointed a military commissioner in 1861; served as major in the State militia from July 1861 to April 1862; appointed captain unassigned in Company C, Nineteenth Infantry, United States Army, and served from April 1, 1862, until his resignation on February 20, 1865, to take his seat in the House of Representatives; elected as a Republican to the Thirty-ninth Congress; reelected as a Democrat to the Fortieth Congress and served from March 4, 1865, until his death in St. Louis, Mo., on October 3, 1867; interment in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Perryville, Mo.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present