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William H. Enochs

William Henry Enochs
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 10th district
In office
March 4, 1893 – July 13, 1893
Preceded by Robert E. Doan
Succeeded by Hezekiah S. Bundy
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 12th district
In office
March 4, 1891 – March 3, 1893
Preceded by Jacob J. Pugsley
Succeeded by Joseph H. Outhwaite
Member of the Ohio House of Representatives
from the Lawrence County district
In office
January 3, 1870 – December 31, 1871
Preceded by Ralph Leete
Succeeded by Henry Berkstresser
Personal details
Born (1842-03-29)March 29, 1842
Middleburg, Ohio
Died July 13, 1893(1893-07-13) (aged 51)
Ironton, Ohio
Resting place Arlington National Cemetery
Political party Republican
Alma mater Ohio University
Cincinnati Law School
Military service
Allegiance United States
Service/branch Union Army
Rank brevet Brigadier General
Unit 1st West Virginia Infantry

William Henry Enochs (March 29, 1842 - July 13, 1893) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.


Born near Middleburg, Ohio, Enochs attended the common schools and Ohio University at Athens. Enlisted as a private in Company B, 2nd Ohio Infantry, April 17, 1861. He also served with 1st West Virginia Infantry and promoted to colonel. Brevetted brigadier general of Volunteers March 13, 1865. He was graduated from the Cincinnati Law School in 1866. He was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Ironton, Ohio. He served as member of the State house of representatives in 1870 and 1871.

Enochs was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-second and Fifty-third Congresses and served from March 4, 1891, until his death in Ironton, Ohio, July 13, 1893. He was interred in Arlington National Cemetery.



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