Miner G. Norton

Miner Gibbs Norton ( born May 11, 1857 in Andover, Ashtabula County, Ohio; † 7 September 1926 in Cleveland, Ohio ) was an American politician of the Republican Party. March 4, 1921 to March 3, 1923 he was a member of the House of Representatives of the United States for the 20th Congressional District of the State of Ohio.


Miner G. Norton was born in northeastern Ohio., Where he attended the public schools. After visiting the National Normal University and Baldwin - Wallace College, he completed his law degree in 1878 at the University of Mount Union in 1880 at Yale University. In the same year he was admitted to the bar and was henceforth active in Cleveland. From 1895 to 1900 he was employed by the city of Cleveland as Director of Law. In the late 1890s he was chairman of the Executive Committee of the Republican Party in Ohio.

In the 1920 congressional elections Norton was as a representative of the 20th district of Ohio in the House to Washington, DC selected. In 1922, he no longer went to the election. His predecessor, Charles A. Mooney, also became his successor. He worked then again as a lawyer in Cleveland. On September 7, 1926 Norton died in Cleveland. He was buried at the Oakdale Cemetery in Jefferson.