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George W. Norris

George W. NorrisAKA George William Norris

Born: 11-Jul-1861
Birthplace: Sandusky, OH
Died: 2-Sep-1944
Location of death: McCook, NE
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Memorial Park Cemetery, McCook, NE

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Independent [1]

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator from Nebraska, 1913-43


[1] Republican until 1936, Independent (leaning Democrat) thereafter.

Father: (d. 1865)
Mother: Mary
Wife: Pluma Lashley (m. 1890, d. 1901, three daughters)
Daughter: Hazel
Wife: Ellie Leonard (m. 1903)

    University: BA, Baldwin University, Berea, OH
    Law School:
LLB, Valparaiso University (1883)

    US Senator, Nebraska (4-Mar-1913 to 3-Jan-1943)
    US Congressman, Nebraska 5th (4-Mar-1903 to 3-Mar-1913)
    Nebraska State Official District Judge, 14th District (1895-1902)
    Nebraska State Official County Attorney of Furnas County (three terms)
    Freemasonry

Author of books:
Fighting Liberal: The Autobiography of George W. Norris (1945, memoir)


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