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|
|Born||October 26, 1831
Lancaster, Ohio, U.S.
|Died||March 22, 1912
|Spouse(s)||Lizabeth Halsted Noble|
|Alma mater||Miami University
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.
References[change | change source]
- "Famous Americans". http://famousamericans.net/johnwillocknoble/. Retrieved 2010-01-06.
- "U.S. Department of Interior". http://www.doi.gov/secretary/pastsecretaries/past_secretaries.html#noble. Retrieved 2010-01-06.
- "Miller Center". http://millercenter.org/academic/americanpresident/bharrison/essays/cabinet/385. Retrieved 2010-01-06.
William Freeman Vilas
|United States Secretary of the Interior
Michael Hoke Smith