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 Norton Lewis Lichtenwalner

Norton Lewis Lichtenwalner

Birth
Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 3 May 1960 (aged 70)
Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 20072 · View Source
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US Congressman. A prominent banker and merchant in Allentown, Pennsylvania, he served in the United States Naval Reserves during World War I. He was elected as a Democrat to represent Pennsylvania’s 13th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving a single term from March 4, 1931 to March 3, 1933. He made an unsuccessful run to retain his Congressional seat, but was defeated by Congressman William E. Richardson. After returning to Allentown, he served in a number of Pennsylvania state offices, most notably as director of the Pennsylvania National Emergency Council from 1935 to 1941, where he was instrumental in the creation of Hickory Run State Park. He passes away in Allentown in 1960.

Bio by: Russ Dodge


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  • Added: 2 Feb 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20072
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Norton Lewis Lichtenwalner (1 Jun 1889–3 May 1960), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20072, citing Fairview Cemetery, Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .