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James Norton

James Norton, American ex-congressman. member South Carolina. House of Representatives, 1886-1887, 1890-1891; member 55th and 56th Congresses (1897-1901), 6th South Carolina. District; member South Carolina. General Assembly, 1907-1908.

Background

  • Norton, James was born on October 8, 1843 in Marion Company, South Carolina, United States. Son of John and Pennsylvania (Lewis) Norton.

  • Education

    • Academic, education.

    Career

    • In C.S.A., 1861-1865. Captured at Petersburg. School commissioner, 1870-1874.

      Member South Carolina. House of Representatives, 1886-1887, 1890-1891. Assistant comptroller-general of South Carolina., 1890-1894, comptroller-general, 1894-1897.

      Member 55th and 56th Congresses (1897-1901), 6th South Carolina. District; member South Carolina. General Assembly, 1907-1908.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member South Carolina. House of Representatives, 1886-1887, 1890-1891. Member 55th and 56th Congresses (1897-1901), 6th South Carolina.

    District; member South Carolina. General Assembly, 1907-1908.

    Connections

    • Married Rachel C. Sellers, of Marion, South Carolina., May 18, 1870.
    • father: John Norton
    • mother: Pennsylvania (Lewis) Norton
    • spouse: Rachel C. Sellers
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    Born October 8, 1843
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