Tyner, James Noble

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James Noble Tyner
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James Noble Tyner (Congressional Biographical Directory)

Reference
TYNER, James Noble, a Representative from Indiana; born in Brookville, Franklin County, Ind., January 17, 1826; pursued an academic course, and was graduated from Brookville Academy in 1844; spent ten years in business; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1857 and commenced practice in Peru, Ind.; secretary of the State senate 1857-1861; special agent of the Post Office Department 1861-1866; elected as a Republican to the Forty-first Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Representative-elect Daniel D. Pratt; reelected to the Forty-second and Forty-third Congresses and served from March 4, 1869, to March 3, 1875; appointed Second Assistant Postmaster General, serving from February 26, 1875, to July 12, 1876, and as Postmaster General from July 12, 1876, to March 3, 1877; appointed First Assistant Postmaster General, and served from March 16, 1877, until his resignation on October 29, 1881; delegate to the International Postal Congress at Paris in 1878 and at Washington in 1897; Assistant Attorney General for the Post Office Department from 1889 to 1893, and again from 1897 to 1903; died in Washington, D.C., December 5, 1904; interment in Oak Hill Cemetery.
“Tyner, James Noble,” Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 to Present, http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=T000452.
How to Cite This Page: "Tyner, James Noble," House Divided: The Civil War Research Engine at Dickinson College, https://hd.housedivided.dickinson.edu/index.php/node/12339.