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George W. Norris

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George W. Norris
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U.S. Senate, Nebraska
Former officeholder
In office
March 4, 1913 – July 3, 1943
Prior offices
U.S. House of Representatives, Nebraska District 5
March 4, 1903 – March 4, 1913
BirthdayJuly 11, 1861
Place of birthYork Township, Sandusky County, Ohio


George W. Norris (July 11, 1861 – September 2, 1944), was a member of the U.S. Senate from the state of Nebraska from 1913 to 1943. He was originally elected as a Republican in 1912. In 1936 he was elected as Independent and served as such for the rest of his career.[1]


Political offices
Preceded by
Norris Brown
U.S. Senate - Nebraska
March 4, 1913 – January 3, 1943
Succeeded by
Kenneth S. Wherry
Preceded by
Ashton C. Shallenberger
U.S. House of Representatives - Nebraska District 5
March 4, 1903 – March 4, 1913
Succeeded by
Silas Reynolds Barton