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Benjamin White Norris

congressman

Benjamin White Norris, American congressman. member Ala; member United States Ho.

Background

Norris, Benjamin White was born on January 22, 1819 in Monmouth, Maine, United States.

Education

Graduate Waterville (now Colby) College, 1843. Studied law, Skowhegan, Me.

Career

Engaged in grocery bus. Delegate Free-Soil Convention, Buffalo, 1848. Delegate Republican; major and additional paymaster bureau of Freedmen and Abandoned Lands, 1865.

Membership

Member Ala; member United States Ho.