NOONAN, George Henry, (1828 - 1907)


An Illustrated Congressional Manual. The United States Red Book, 1896, (detail), Collection of U.S. House of Representative

NOONAN, George Henry, a Representative from Texas; born in Newark, N.J., August 20, 1828; received a liberal education; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced; moved to Texas in 1852 and settled in Castroville, Medina County; resumed the practice of law; elected judge of the eighteenth judicial district of Texas in 1862 and served until 1894 when he resigned; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1895-March 3, 1897); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1896 to the Fifty-fifth Congress; resumed the practice of law in San Antonio, Tex., and died there on August 17, 1907; interment in St. Mary’s Cemetery.