William T. Zenor

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From Volume 2 of 1899's Autobiographies and Portraits of the President, Cabinet, Supreme Court and Fifty-Fifth Congress

William Taylor Zenor (April 30, 1846 – June 2, 1916) was an American lawyer, jurist, and politician who served five terms as a United States representative from Indiana from 1897 2007.


He was born near Corydon, Indiana and attended the common schools and the James G. May Seminary. He also studied law in New Albany, Indiana and was admitted to the bar in 1870 and commenced practice in Corydon. He moved to Leavenworth, Crawford County, Indiana in 1871 and continued the practice of law.

Zenor was the prosecuting attorney of Crawford and Harrison Counties from 1879 to 1885. He was the judge of the third judicial circuit from 1885 to 1897.


He was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-fifth and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1897 - March 3, 1907).

Later career and death

He resumed the practice of law in Corydon, Indiana after leaving Congress and moved to New Albany, Indiana in 1910.

He continued the practice of law until his death there on June 2, 1916, aged 70. He was buried in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Corydon, Indiana.


  • United States Congress. "William T. Zenor (id: Z000005)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • William T. Zenor at Find a Grave
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Indiana's 3rd congressional district

Succeeded by

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