Paul Casper Norris

Brief Life History of Paul Casper

When Paul Casper Norris was born on 3 August 1894, in Jasper, Iowa, United States, his father, Cimotto Casper Norris, was 36 and his mother, Danelia Amanda Campbell, was 34. He married Mary Irene Ellen Porter on 5 July 1913, in Asotin, Asotin, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Orofino Election Precinct 2, Clearwater, Idaho, United States in 1940 and Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States in 1950. He died on 22 July 1979, in Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Orofino, Clearwater, Idaho, United States.

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Paul Casper Norris
Mary Irene Ellen Porter
Marriage: 5 July 1913
Melvin Norris
Bernadine Abbie Norris
Zila Lorine Norris
Earl Fairley Norris

Sources (19)

  • Paul Norris, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Paul Casper Norris, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"
  • Paul Casper Norris, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

World Events (8)


Historical Boundaries 1895: Shoshone, Idaho, United States 1904: Nez Perce, Idaho, United States 1911: Clearwater, Idaho, United States

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.


U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning


habitational name from Middle English norreis, noreis, norais ‘northerner’ (Anglo-Norman French noreis), used both of Norwegians and of inhabitants of northern England and Scotland.

from the Middle English personal name Norreis, derived from norreis ‘northerner’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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