NOYES, John, (1764 - 1841)


NOYES, John, a Representative from Vermont; born in Atkinson, Rockingham County, N.H., April 2, 1764; attended private schools and was graduated from Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., in 1795; tutor at Chesterfield (N.H.) Academy 1795-1797 and at Dartmouth College 1797-1799, having among his pupils Daniel Webster at the latter institution; studied theology; moved to Brattleboro, Vt., in 1800 and engaged in mercantile pursuits; member of the State house of representatives 1808-1810 and in 1812; moved to Dummesston in 1812 and resumed his mercantile pursuits; held several local offices in Vermont; elected as a Federalist to the Fourteenth Congress (March 4, 1815-March 3, 1817); resumed mercantile pursuits until 1819, when he retired on a farm near Putney, where he died October 26, 1841; interment in Maple Grove Cemetery, Putney, Vt.