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Thomas Manson Norwood

Norwood was a United States Senator and Representative from Georgia

Background

  • Ethnicity: Son of Caleb Merriman and Jeannette (Manson) N.; A.B

  • Norwood, Thomas Manson was born on April 26, 1830 in Talbot County, Georgia, United States. Son of Caleb Merriman and Jeannette (Manson) Norwood.

  • Education

    • he pursued an academic course, and graduated from Emory College in 1850. He studied law, and was admitted to the bar in 1852, commencing practice in Savannah.

    Career

    • Taught school, 1851, Monroe County, Georgia. Admitted to Georgia bar, March 1852. Established practice at Savannah.

      Private in C.S.A.; United States senator, 1871-1877. Candidate of one of the two factions of Democratic party for government of Georgia, 1880. Member Georgia House of Representatives, 1885-1889.

      Resumed practice of law at Savannah, 1889-1896. Judge City Court of Savannah, 1896-1908. Retired, January 1, 1908.

      Author: Plutocracy, or American White Slavery (politico-social novel), 1888. Mother Goose Carved by a Commentator, 1900. Patriotism, Democracy or Empire—A Satire, 1900.

      Home: Savannah, Ga.

    Major achievements

    • He was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate and served from November 14, 1871, to March 3, 1877.

    Works

    • Plutocracy, or American White Slavery (politico-social novel), 1888. Mother Goose Carved by a Commentator, 1900. Patriotism, Democracy or Empire—A Satire, 1900.

    Politics

    He was a member of the Georgia House of Representatives from 1851 to 1862 and was a presidential elector on the Democratic ticket in 1868. He was elected as a Democrat to the U.S. Senate and served from November 14, 1871, to March 3, 1877.

    Party affiliation: Democratic Party

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    Membership

    Member Georgia House of Representatives, 1885-1889.

    Personality

    Interests

    Sport & Clubs: Football

    Theatre, Cinema, Ballet

    Music & Bands: Classic

    Connections

    • Married Anna M. Hendree, June 2, 1853 (deceased).
    • father: Caleb Merriman Norwood
    • mother: Jeannette (Manson) Norwood
    • spouse: Anna M. Hendree
    • House of representetives: Georgia Anna Bonds
      presidential elector on the Democratic ticket in 1868
    Thomas Norwood
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    Born April 26, 1830
    Died June 19, 1913
    (aged 83)
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      • Plutocracy, or American White Slavery (politico-social novel), 1888. Mother Goose Carved by a Commentator, 1900. Patriotism, Democracy or Empire—A Satire, 1900.
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      • Anna M. Hendree
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