Norris Cotton

Norris Cotton

Birth
Warren, Grafton County, New Hampshire, USA
Death 24 Feb 1989 (aged 88)
Lebanon, Grafton County, New Hampshire, USA
Burial Lebanon, Grafton County, New Hampshire, USA
Memorial ID 6811907 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman, U.S. Senator. He graduated from Wesleyan University Connecticut, in 1923, was editor of the Granite Monthly, clerk of the Connecticut State Senate and aide to US Senator George Moses. He attended the George Washington University law school, was admitted to the bar in 1928 and commenced practice in Lebanon, New Hampshire. He was a member of the New Hampshire State House of Representatives, (1923, 1943, 1945). In 1947, he was elected as a Republican to the Eightieth Congress and to the next three succeeding Congresses, serving until 1954. In 1954, he was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate to complete the term caused by the death of Charles W. Tobey, was reelected and served until his resignation in 1974. He died of cancer at age 88.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 6811907
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Norris Cotton (11 May 1900–24 Feb 1989), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6811907, citing School Street Cemetery, Lebanon, Grafton County, New Hampshire, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .