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Daniel S. Norton

Daniel Sheldon Norton
United States Senator
from Minnesota
In office
March 4, 1865 – July 13, 1870
Preceded by Morton S. Wilkinson
Succeeded by William Windom
Personal details
Born (1829-04-12)April 12, 1829
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Died July 13, 1870(1870-07-13) (aged 41)
Hibbing, Minnesota
Political party Republican

Daniel Sheldon Norton (April 12, 1829 – July 13, 1870) was an American politician. Norton was born in Mount Vernon, Ohio and served in the Mexican-American War. He moved to Minnesota in 1855. He served in both the Minnesota House of Representatives and the Minnesota State Senate. He was elected to the U.S. Senate during the American Civil War from Minnesota as a Republican from March 4, 1865 until his death, in the 39th and 40th congresses.


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Preceded by
Morton S. Wilkinson
United States Senator (Class 2) from Minnesota
Served alongside: Alexander Ramsey
Succeeded by
William Windom

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