Charles Leverett Norton

13 August 1859–
Illinois, United States

The Life of Charles Leverett

When Charles Leverett Norton was born on 13 August 1859, in Illinois, United States, his father, Charles Augustus Norton, was 32 and his mother, Lucy Lavinia Bond, was 31. He married Lora Louise Bassett in 1894, in Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Denver, Colorado, United States in 1930 and Election District D, Denver, Colorado, United States in 1940.

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Charles Leverett Norton
Lora Louise Bassett
Marriage: 1894
Eugenie M Norton

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Cook, Illinois, United States


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    Charles Leverett Norton



World Events (8)


Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · The Chicago Water Tower

Age 8

The Chicago water tower was built out of Lemont limestone by William W. Boyington and was used for firefighting and also drawing clean water from Lake Michigan. The tower gained prominence after the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. Some believe that the tower was the only building to survive the Great Chicago Fire, but a few other buildings survived alongside the tower. The tower has become a symbol of old Chicago and how the city recovered from the fire. The tower has undergone only two renovations since 1913. 
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 31

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of the many places so called, from Old English norð ‘north’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. In some cases, it is a variant of Norrington .2 Irish: altered form of Naughton , assimilated to the English name.3 Jewish (American): adoption of the English name in place of some like-sounding Ashkenazic name.

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

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  • Charles L Norton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Charles L Norton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charles L Norton, "United States Census, 1920"

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