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Robert Norton

Member From: 1869 - 1882

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  • Birth Date: Unknown Birth Place:Williamsburg area
  • Death Date: Unknown
  • Gender: Male Race: African American
  • Spouse: Wealthy A. Griffin (m. July 29, 1862); Mary Washington (m. March 2, 1871)
  • Children: Two sons, three daughters
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  • Additional Info Links: Bio from Encyclopedia Virginia
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1869-1871 York Republican Asylums and Prisons
Federal Relations and Resolutions Committee (Dates Unknown)
Labor and Poor
Privileges and Elections Committee (Dates Unknown)
Schools and Colleges Committee (Dates Unknown)
1871-1873 York and James City Republican Asylums and Prisons
Labor and Poor
1874-1875 York and James City Republican Asylums and Prisons Committee
Federal Relations and Resolutions Committee (Dates Unknown)
Labor and Poor Committee
Privileges and Elections Committee (Dates Unknown)
Schools and Colleges Committee (Dates Unknown)
1877-1879 James City and York Republican Asylums and Prisons Committee
Federal Relations and Resolutions Committee (Dates Unknown)
Labor and Poor Committee
Privileges and Elections Committee (Dates Unknown)
Schools and Colleges Committee (Dates Unknown)
1879-1880 Elizabeth City, Warwick, James City, York and Williamsburg Republican Asylums and Prisons Committee
Chesapeake and its Tributaries
Federal Relations and Resolutions Committee
Labor and Poor Committee
Manufactures and Mechanic Arts
Privileges and Elections Committee
Schools and Colleges Committee
1881-1882 Elizabeth City, Warwick, James City, York and Williamsburg Republican Labor and Poor (Chair)

Asylums and Prisons
Federal Relations and Resolutions
Labor and Poor Committee
Privileges and Elections Committee
Schools and Colleges
Schools and Colleges

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