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Government official

John R. Norton, III, American government official. Recipient Distinguished Alumnus award University Arizona, 1983; Entrepreneurial fellow University Arizona, 1984. 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.

Background

III, John R. Norton, was born on April 10, 1929 in Phoenix, Arizona, United States. Son of John R. and Earlene (Phelps) N.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Arizona, 1950.

Career

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.

Membership

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.

Connections

Married Doris Schaefer, November 4, 1950. Children– Michael Robert, John Phelps, Melanie Marie Norton Kuehnle.

father:
John R. N.

mother:
Earlene (Phelps) N.

spouse:
Doris Schaefer

children:
Michael Robert III

John Phelps III

Melanie Marie Norton Kuehnle III