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 Wilbur Theodore Norton

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Wilbur Theodore Norton

Birth
Alton, Madison County, Illinois, USA
Death
8 Jan 1925 (aged 80)
Alton, Madison County, Illinois, USA
Burial
Alton, Madison County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID
12126 View Source

Wilbur was a newspaper editor & historians & was also postmaster of Alton & served in the Civil War as a member of 33rd Illinois Volunteers. He was an editor of the Alton Telegraph newspaper for many years & later the Alton Republican & the Alton Daily Times. His finest work was The Centennial History of Madison County, Illinois and Its People, published in 1912.

Wilbur was a newspaper editor & historians & was also postmaster of Alton & served in the Civil War as a member of 33rd Illinois Volunteers. He was an editor of the Alton Telegraph newspaper for many years & later the Alton Republican & the Alton Daily Times. His finest work was The Centennial History of Madison County, Illinois and Its People, published in 1912.


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