William H. Enochs

William Henry Enochs (* March 29, 1842 in Middleburg, Noble County, Ohio; † July 13, 1893 in Ironton, Ohio ) was an American politician. Between 1891 and 1893 he represented the State of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives.


William Enochs attended the common schools and then studied at Ohio University in Athens. During the Civil War he was an officer of an infantry unit from West Virginia. He was promoted to Colonel and Brevet Brigadier General. After a subsequent law studies at the Cincinnati Law School and was admitted as an attorney of his 1866 he began to work in Ironton in this profession. At the same time he proposed as a member of the Republican Party launched a political career. In the years 1870 and 1871, he sat as an MP in the House of Representatives from Ohio.

In the congressional elections of 1890 Enochs was the twelfth electoral district of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Jacob J. Pugsley on March 4, 1891. After a re-election, he could remain until his death on July 13, 1893 in Congress. Since March 4, 1893, he represented there as a successor of Robert E. Doan tenth district of his state. He was buried at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.