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Robert Opie Norris Jr.

Member From: 1912 - 1927

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  • Birth Date: November 4, 1880 Birth Place:Lively, Virginia
  • Death Date: June 21, 1960
  • Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
  • Spouse: Lelia Fauntleroy Claybrook
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  • Education: Richmond College (LLB)
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  • Additional Info: The Robert O. Norris Bridge that spans the Rappahannock River between Lancaster and Middlesex counties is named in his honor.
  • Other Notable Service and/or Elected Offices: Virginia Senate (January 8, 1936 - January 11, 1956)
    President pro tempore, Senate of Virginia (1945-1950)
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1912 Lancaster and Richmond County Democrat Enrolled Bills
General Laws
Retrenchment and Economy
Special, Private and Local Legislation
1914-1915 Lancaster and Richmond County Democrat Retrenchment and Economy (Chair)
Chesapeake and its Tributaries
General Laws
1916 Lancaster and Richmond County Democrat General Laws (Chair)
Chesapeake and its Tributaries
House Expenses
Retrenchment and Economy

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