John R. Norton III Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science, University Arizona, 1950.
President, chief executive officer J.R. Norton Company, Phoenix, 1955-1985. Deputy secretary United States Department Agriculture, Washington, since 1985. Director Ramada Inns, Inc., United Bancorp Arizona, Turf Paradise, Inc., Modern Ginning Company.
Chairman, director Calcot, Ltd.
Served to 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1953-1955. Member Chief Executives Organization (director), Young President Association, United Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Association (director, chairman), Western Growers Association.
Married Doris Schaefer, November 4, 1950. Children– Michael Robert, John Phelps, Melanie Marie Norton Kuehnle.