Fred Barthold NORMAN, Congress, WA (1882-1947)


NORMAN, Fred Barthold, a Representative from Washington; born on a farm near Martinsville, Clark County, Ill., March 21, 1882; attended the public schools and was graduated from Martinsville (Ill.) High School; moved to Lebam, Pacific County, Wash., in 1901; worked on farms, in logging camps, sawmills, shingle mills, and shipyards 1901-1922; engaged in the wholesale and retail tobacco and candy business since 1922; member of the city council of Raymond, Wash., 1916-1918; served in the State house of representatives in 1919 and 1920; member of the State senate 1925-1935; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-eighth Congress (January 3, 1943-January 3, 1945); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1944 to the Seventy-ninth Congress; elected in 1946 to the Eightieth Congress and served from January 3, 1947, until his death in Washington, D.C., on April 18, 1947; interment in Fern Hill Cemetery, Menlo, Wash.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present