MONTGOMERY COUNTY BIOGRAPHICAL DIRECTORY

Norris, Robert L., Jr.  (1919  -        )

HOUSE, 78th General Assembly, 1953-55; representing Montgomery County; Democrat. Born at Palmyra, Montgomery County, Dec 19, 1919; son of Dr. Robert Lee and Lena (Smith) Norris. Attended Hackberry elementary school and Clarksville High School, both in Montgomery County. Married at Wichita Falls, TX, Sep 15, 1944 to Peggy Mankins, daughter of Cecil W. and Sue Mankins of Mankins, Archer County, TX; children Larry L., Sue Diane, and Nancy Lee. Automobile dealer at Clarksville at time of legislative service; in 1957 was associated with Wes-Land Realty Co, Houston, TX; since 1959, associated with Bob Norris Insurance and Realty Co., Clarksville; in 1967, president of Railroad & Truck Salvage, Inc., Clarksville. Served for seven and one-half years in Field and Coast Artillery, US Army, attaining rank of 1st Sgt. Member Methodist Episcopal Church. Address (1967) 1765 Simpson Drive, Clarksville.

Sources:  TN Public Acts, 1953; information supplied by self, Aug 22, 1957; Clarksville city directories 1959, 1961, 1967


Biographies submitted by Jill Hastings-Johnson, Montgomery County Archivist



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