William Henry NOBLE, Congress, NY (1788-1850)


NOBLE, William Henry, a Representative from New York; born in New Milford, Litchfield County, Conn., September 22, 1788; moved to Ballston Spa, then to Cato, N.Y., and later to Rochester, N.Y.; received a limited education; was a tanner by trade and later a farmer; member of the New York State assembly 1828-1830; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1837-March 3, 1839); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1838 to the Twenty-sixth Congress; inspector of Auburn Prison 1843-1845; died in Rochester, N.Y., February 5, 1850.

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