Edward F. Noyes
NAME: Edward F. Noyes
BORN: October 3, 1832
(born, Havervill, Massachusetts)
eventually settled...Cincinnati, Ohio (Hamilton County)
graduated, Dartmouth College, 1857
graduated, Cincinnati Law School
GOVERNORSHIP: 30th governor, 1872 - 1874 (one term)
DIED: September 4, 1890
Noyes was a lawyer by training.
When the Civil War started, Noyes helped organize the 39th Ohio Infantry Regiment. He served as a major in the unit, ultimately being promoted to colonel. On July 4th, 1864, he received a wound at Ruff's Mill that resulted in the amputation of his left leg.
As governor, Noyes pushed for coal mine inspection laws, and promoted fish conservation.
Noyes was a strong supporter of Rutherford Hayes for president. President Hayes appointed him minister to France in 1877.
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FIRST LADY of OHIO
NAME: Margaretta Procter Noyes