Enos H. Nebeker

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Enos H. Nebeker
Enos Hook Nebeker.jpg
18th Treasurer of the United States
In office
April 25, 1891 – May 31, 1893
PresidentBenjamin Harrison
Grover Cleveland
Preceded byJames N. Huston
Succeeded byDaniel N. Morgan
Personal details
Born(1836-06-26)June 26, 1836
Covington, Indiana, U.S.
DiedJanuary 6, 1913(1913-01-06) (aged 76)
Covington, Indiana, U.S.
Alma materAsbury University
Occupationbanker
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Enos H. Nebeker (June 26, 1836 – January 6, 1913) was a United States banker who was Treasurer of the United States from 1891 to 1893.

Biography[edit]

Enos Hook[1] Nebeker was born in Covington, Indiana on June 26, 1836.[2] His parents had moved there from Piqua, Ohio.[2] His father was a country banker and farmer and was active in the Whig, and later the Republican, parties.[2] Enos received a common school education and studied for a year at Asbury University (now DePauw University).[2] He then returned home to work with his father.[2]

Nebeker was elected Auditor of Fountain County, Indiana in 1870 and held that office for four years.[2] He was a delegate to the 1880 Republican National Convention, where he supported James G. Blaine, and, after Blaine's elimination, James A. Garfield.[2]

He later campaigned for Benjamin Harrison.[2] In 1891, President Harrison named Nebeker Treasurer of the United States, with Nebeker holding office from April 25, 1891 to May 31, 1893.[2]

Nebeker died in Covington on January 6, 1913.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Nebeker married Mary E. Sewell in 1865. They had two children, Grace Nebeker and Sewell Nebeker (who served as his secretary during his term as Treasurer).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Men of Progress, Indiana: A Selected List of Biographical Sketches and Portraits of the Leaders in Business, Professional and Official Life, Together with Brief Notes of the History and Character of Indiana, by William Cumback and Jacob Beckwith Maynard; published 1899 by Indianapolis Sentinel Company
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i "History of the Republican Party of Indiana (Indianapolis: Indiana History Co, 1889), p. 236". Archived from the original on 2011-06-08. Retrieved 2011-03-15.
  3. ^ "Enos H. Nebeker", New York Times, Jan. 7, 1913
Government offices
Preceded by Treasurer of the United States
April 25, 1891 – May 31, 1893
Succeeded by