William H. Tobey

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William Henry Tobey (1799 Hudson, Columbia County, New York – May 1878) was an American lawyer, banker and politician from New York.


He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1820, and practiced in New Lebanon. He was a member of the New York State Assembly (Columbia Co.) in 1838; Surrogate of Columbia County from 1841 to 1845; and a member of the New York State Senate (11th D.) in 1862 and 1863.

He was a Director of the National Bank of Kinderhook from 1839; and President of the National Union Bank of Kinderhook from 1853 until his death.


New York State Senate
Preceded by
John H. Ketcham
New York State Senate
11th District

Succeeded by
John B. Dutcher