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Edward Follansbee Noyes

Edward Follansbee Noyes was a military man, governor and diplomat.


  • During the Civil War in the United States (1861-1865) Noyes served in the Union army, helped raise and became a major in the 39th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Unfortunately, he was badly wounded at the battle near Ruff's Mills in 1864. After the war was over Noyes became involved in politics. He worked as a probate judge of Hamilton County. In 1871 he was elected to the post of governor of Ohio which he held until 1874. He was sent to France as the United States minister in 1877. In 1881, Noyes returned to Cincinnati. He continued to be involved in Republican Party politics in Ohio throughout the 1880s.


Party affiliation: Republican Party


  • Wife: Margaret W. Proctor
    Noyes married Margaret W. Proctor at Kingston, New Hampshire in February, 1863
Edward Noyes
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Died September 4, 1890
(aged 57)
  • 1853 - 1857
    Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, United States
  • 1857 - 1858
    Cincinnati Law School
  • 1861 - 1865
    first major, regiment's colonel, brigadier general, Union Army
    United States
  • 1866 - 1871
    probate judge, Court
    Hamilton County
  • January 8, 1872 - January 12, 1874
    Governor of Ohio, Government
    Ohio, United States
  • 1877 - 1881
    United States Minister to France (ambassador), Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    Paris, France, France


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