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Norman Jay Colman

Born: 16-May-1827
Birthplace: Richfield Springs, NY
Died: 3-Nov-1911
Location of death: St. Louis, MO
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, MO

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Government
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: First US Secretary of Agriculture

Military service: Missouri Militia (Civil War)

Father: Hamilton Colman
Mother: Nancy Sprague
Wife: Clara Porter (m. 1851)
Wife: Catherine Wright (m. 1866)

    Law School: LLB, University of Louisville (1851)

    US Secretary of Agriculture (1889)
    US Official Commissioner of Agriculture (1885-89)
    Lieutenant Governor of Missouri (1875-77)
    Missouri State Official State Board of Agriculture (1865-1911)
    Colman's Rural World Publisher (1865)
    Indiana State Official District Attorney, New Albany (1852)
    Missouri Press Association President
    National Editorial Association President

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