James Noble (senator)
James Noble from Who-When-What Book, 1900
|United States Senator|
December 11, 1816 – February 26, 1831
|Succeeded by||Robert Hanna|
|Member of the Indiana House of Representatives|
|Born||December 16, 1785|
|Died||February 26, 1831 (aged 45)|
|Political party||Democratic-Republican (until 1824)
National Republican Party (1824-1831)
Noble was born near Berryville, Virginia and moved with his parents to Campbell County, Kentucky when he was 10. There he studied law and he became an attorney, after which he moved to Indiana and settled in Brookville around 1808.
He was elected to the first session of the Indiana State House of Representatives in 1816.
He was elected as a Crawford faction Democratic Republican (later an anti-Jacksonian Democrat) to the United States Senate in 1816. He was reelected to two more terms and served from December 11, 1816, until his death in 1831.
While in the Senate he was chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Pensions for the 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th and 20th Congresses, and chairman of the U.S. Committee on the Militia for the 16th and 17th Congresses.
- United States Congress. "James Noble (id: N000118)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- Delegates to the 1816 Constitutional Convention
| U.S. Senator (Class 1) from Indiana
Served alongside: Waller Taylor, William Hendricks