William H. Enochs

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William Henry Enochs
William H. Enochs 001.png
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, Ohio 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 of America
Service/branch United States Army
Union Army
Rank Union Army colonel rank insignia.png Colonel
Union Army brigadier general rank insignia.svg Bvt. Brigadier General
Unit 2nd Ohio Infantry
Commands 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. When the American Civil War began he enlisted as a Private in Company B, 2nd Ohio Infantry, April 17, 1861. Later he served as colonel of the 1st West Virginia Infantry and was brevetted brigadier general of Volunteers March 13, 1865.

After the war ended Enochs studied at the Cincinnati Law School, graduating in 1866. He was admitted to the bar and practicec law in Ironton, Ohio. He also became a 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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 This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http://bioguide.congress.gov.

United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Jacob J. Pugsley
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 12th congressional district

March 4, 1891-March 3, 1893
Succeeded by
Joseph H. Outhwaite
Preceded by
Robert E. Doan
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 10th congressional district

March 4, 1893–July 13, 1893
Succeeded by
Hezekiah S. Bundy