Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Norton, Ebenezer Foote

Norton, Ebenezer Foote, a Representative from New York; born in Goshen, Litchfield County, Conn., November 7, 1774; completed preparatory studies; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced; moved to Buffalo, N.Y., in 1815; attorney for the Niagara Bank; held several local offices; was one of the nine leading citizens of Buffalo who formed the original Buffalo Harbor Co. in 1819 and petitioned the legislature for a State loan to be used for harbor improvement; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-first Congress (March 4, 1829-March 3, 1831); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1830 to the Twenty-second Congress; resumed the practice of law; died in Buffalo, N.Y., May 11, 1851.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Norton, Ebenezer Foote," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1621 Original Sources, accessed March 2, 2024, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3UP9SLPSAQX27WQ.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Norton, Ebenezer Foote." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1621, Original Sources. 2 Mar. 2024. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3UP9SLPSAQX27WQ.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Norton, Ebenezer Foote' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1621. Original Sources, retrieved 2 March 2024, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=3UP9SLPSAQX27WQ.