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James Edward Norton

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James Edward Norton

Birth
Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
9 Dec 1935 (aged 63)
Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial
Tuckerton, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA Add to Map
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Reading Eagle
December 10, 1935
page 20

James Edward Norton was a Republican Senator from Berks County, PA. He died from a heart attack in a theater in Boston, Mass. An usher found him.

He was the son of James H. Norton and Adelaide Albright.

He first married Fannie M. Coleman, and three children were born to the couple. Mrs. Norton died In January, 1925. Their oldest son, James Coleman Norton, became a marine lieutenant in 1918, later went to the Orient, and now is in business in Erie. Paul Robinson Norton, second son, is a professor at Princeton University. Of which he is a graduate. He was also a Rhodes Scholar from the United States to Oxford University, England, where he graduated with honors.

The Senator's third child, Miss Ruth Virginia Norton, is a teacher in the Reading public schools. Some years ago Senator Norton remarried, taking as a second wife Mrs. Mattie Raudenbush, who survives.

Reading Eagle
December 10, 1935
page 20

James Edward Norton was a Republican Senator from Berks County, PA. He died from a heart attack in a theater in Boston, Mass. An usher found him.

He was the son of James H. Norton and Adelaide Albright.

He first married Fannie M. Coleman, and three children were born to the couple. Mrs. Norton died In January, 1925. Their oldest son, James Coleman Norton, became a marine lieutenant in 1918, later went to the Orient, and now is in business in Erie. Paul Robinson Norton, second son, is a professor at Princeton University. Of which he is a graduate. He was also a Rhodes Scholar from the United States to Oxford University, England, where he graduated with honors.

The Senator's third child, Miss Ruth Virginia Norton, is a teacher in the Reading public schools. Some years ago Senator Norton remarried, taking as a second wife Mrs. Mattie Raudenbush, who survives.



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