James Norton

James Norton

Birth
Mullins, Marion County, South Carolina, USA
Death 14 Oct 1920 (aged 77)
Mullins, Marion County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Mullins, Marion County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 6918241 · View Source
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US Congressman. Born in Mullins, South Carolina, he served throughout the Civil War in the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and after the war, was a teacher in public schools (1866-70), plus engaged in agricultural pursuits. He served as Marion County School Commissioner (1870-72) and was a member of the South Carolina State House of Representatives (1886-90). He also was assistant comptroller general of the State of South Carolina (1890-94). In 1897, he was comptroller general of the State of South Carolina, when he was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-fifth Congress and reelected to the Fifty-sixth Congress, serving until 1901. Not a candidate for reelection, he resumed his agricultural pursuits and served as a member of South Carolina State House of Representatives (1907-08). He died at age 77 on his farm in Mullins, South Carolina.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 6918241
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Norton (8 Oct 1843–14 Oct 1920), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6918241, citing Miller's United Methodist Church Cemetery, Mullins, Marion County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .