02/23/1872 - 12/09/1935

NORTON, James Edward, a Representative from Berks County; born in Reading, Berks County, Pa., February 23, 1872; employed, Coleman/Norman Printing House; engaged in insurance business; gubernatorial appointee, coroner, Berks County; appointed, draft board, Berks County; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1919 term; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1920); elected, Pennsylvania State Senate (1921-1935); died while in office of the Senate, December 9, 1935 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts; interred, Laureldale Cemetery, Tuckerton, Berks County, Pennsylvania.

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