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Thomas Manson Norwood

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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.

Achievements

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

Works

  • Other Work

    • 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.

Views

Realism

Membership

Member Georgia House of Representatives, 1885-1889.

Interests

  • Sport & Clubs

    Football

  • Other Interests

    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