Norman Albert Mott

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Norman Albert Mott
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Mississippi Legislature
In office
November 11, 1911 – Unknown
President Theodore Roosevelt
Governor Edmond Noel
Member of the Board of Aldermen of
Yazoo City, Mississippi[1]
In office
April 1909[1] – 1911[1]
Personal details
Born (1855-04-04)April 4, 1855
Alburgh, Vermont
Died 1920 (aged 64–65)[2]
Nationality Scotch (paternal), English (maternal)
Political party Democratic Party[1]
Spouse(s) Sue Wingfield Everett, m. November 25, 1884.[1]
Children Everett H.
Norman A. Jr.
Walter Kellog Mott
Occupation Newspaper publisher
Committees Ways and Means
Municipalities
Liquor Traffic
Investigation of State Officers
Religion Methodist[1]

Norman Albert Mott, (April 4, 1855 – 1920), was a member of the Mississippi Legislature in 1911.[3]

Early life[edit]

Mott was born in Alburgh, Vermont to Nichols and Amanda (Chilton) Mott.[1] Mr. Mott and his 2 brothers were orphaned at a young age. His father died in 1856 and his mother in 1863. He was raised by his grandmother Phoebe Deuel Chilton in Vermont until he moved south due to health reasons.

While a member of the Mississippi Legislature, Mott served as Chairman of the Investigation of State Officers committee and was a member of the Ways and Means, Municipalities, and Liquor Traffic committees. He was also a publisher of the Yazoo Herald, a newspaper in Yazoo City, Mississippi and the Belzoni Item. The Yazoo Herald remained in the Mott family from 1914 until 1978. He served as president of the Farmers' Union in Mississippi[2] and belonged to the fraternal organization Woodmen of the World.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Rowland, Dunbar (1912), The Official and Statistical Register of the State of Mississippi, Vol. III, Jackson, Mississippi: Mississippi. Dept. of Archives and History, p. 456. 
  2. ^ a b McCain, William David (1965), The Farmers' Union in Mississippi in The Journal of Mississippi History, Volume XXVII, Jackson, Mississippi: Mississippi. Dept. of Archives and History, Mississippi Historical Society, p. 389. 
  3. ^ a b "The Official and statistical register of the state of Mississippi.". Jackson, Miss.: Mississippi Dept. of Archives and History. 1911.