|Birth: ||Oct. 10, 1873|
Dixie (Mathews County)
E. Hope Norton, former president and chairman of the Ecuadorian Corporation, Ltd. and the International Products Corporation, died Tuesday at Hopemont, his home in Dixie, Va. He was 87
Mr. Norton went to South America in 1911 as president of the Guayaquil and Quito Railway Company, after an early career as a stockbroker in New York. He developed the Ecuadorian Railroad, which rises from the Pacific Coast city of Guayaquil, over the Andes Mountains to Quito.
Mr. Norton graduated in 1895 from the University of Virginia. He started in Wall Street the following year, and until 1899 was senior partner in Norton & Tunstall.
He served in Naval Intelligence in World War I.
He is buried with his second wife, Marionne Vosburgh Norton.
Marionne Vosburgh Norton (1898 - 1985)*
Mary Morrison Carr Norton (1876 - 1941)*
Presley E Norton (1907 - 1944)*
New York, USA
Created by: John M Blow
Record added: Dec 17, 2002
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