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  Norton, Patrick D.
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NamePatrick D. Norton
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Hettinger, North Dakota , United States
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Born May 17, 1876
DiedOctober 14, 1953 (77 years)
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Aug 03, 2015 12:15am
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InfoNORTON, Patrick Daniel, a Representative from North Dakota; born in Ishpeming, Marquette County, Mich., May 17, 1876; moved with his parents to Ramsey County, Dak., in 1883; attended the public schools; was graduated from the University of North Dakota at Grand Forks in 1897; studied law at the University of North Dakota; was admitted to the bar in 1903 and commenced practice at Devils Lake, N.Dak.; superintendent of the schools of Ramsey County 1905-1907; chief clerk of the State house of representatives in 1907 and 1908; moved to Hettinger, Adams County, in 1907; prosecuting attorney of Adams County 1907-1911; secretary of state of North Dakota 1911-1913; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-third, Sixty-fourth, and Sixty-fifth Congresses (March 4, 1913-March 3, 1919); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1918; moved to Mandan, N.Dak., in 1919 and engaged in farming, livestock raising, banking, and the practice of law; national bank receiver at Brookings, S.Dak., 1924-1927; moved to Minot, N.Dak., in 1927; delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1928; delegate to Republican State conventions 1920-1940; died in Minot, N.Dak., October 14, 1953; interment in Rosehill Cemetery.

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  06/30/1920 ND District 3 - R Primary Lost 45.70% (-8.60%)
  06/26/1918 ND District 3 - R Primary Lost 47.90% (-4.19%)
  11/07/1916 ND District 3 Won 65.21% (+38.69%)
  11/03/1914 ND District 3 Won 57.05% (+29.92%)
  11/05/1912 ND District 3 Won 50.74% (+22.08%)
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US House Speaker - Apr 07, 1913 R Henry Allen Cooper