Noah Phelps (Wisconsin)

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Noah Phelps (May 21, 1808 - July 29, 1896) was an American surveyor and politician.

Born in Turin, New York, Phelps was a surveyor. In 1833, he became an assistant surveyor in Michigan Territory. In 1838, he moved to a farm in the town of Washington, Wisconsin, in Green County, Wisconsin. He served as county surveyor and County tax collector. He served in the Wisconsin Territorial Legislature in 1845 and 1846. He also served in the first Wisconsin Constitutional Convention of 1846 as a Democrat. Then he served as Green County, Wisconsin clerk of circuit court and justice of the peace. He died at his farm.[1][2]

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  1. ^ 'The Convention of 1846-Collections of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin,' vol. 1, Milo Milton Quaife, Wisconsin Historical Society: 1918, Biographical Sketch of Noah Phelps, pg. 786
  2. ^ History of Green County