John Willock Noble
|John Willock Noble|
|18th United States Secretary of the Interior|
March 7, 1889 – March 6, 1893
|Preceded by||William Freeman Vilas|
|Succeeded by||M. Hoke Smith|
October 26, 1831|
Lancaster, Ohio, U.S.
March 22, 1912 (aged 80)|
|Spouse(s)||Lizabeth Halsted Noble|
Noble was born in Lancaster, Ohio and went to Miami University. In 1851, he graduated from Yale University with honors. After being in the Civil War, he became U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Missouri. He was the Secretary of the Interior during the entire time that Benjamin Harrison was President of the United States. He later practiced law in St. Louis and died there in 1912.
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William Freeman Vilas
| United States Secretary of the Interior
Michael Hoke Smith