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U.S. Congressman & U.S. Senator from Nebraska for 40 Years

George Norris was born near Clyde, Ohio on July 11, 1861. Norris' father died when he was four years old — only months after his brother died in the Civil War.

While in college, Norris earned money by farming and teaching. Sometimes he would have to take entire semesters off from school so he could work. This was common of many students who attended Norris’ college.



George Norris and his mother, Mary. Education was very important to his mother. Source — NSHS.


Norris had great skill for debating.
He graduated with a law degree in 1880 from Indiana State Normal School in Valparaiso, Indiana.
Source — NSHS.

Geroge W. Norris is in the Nebraska Hall of Fame.
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