Norman Albert Mott
|Norman Albert Mott|
November 11, 1911 – Unknown
|Member of the Board of Aldermen of
Yazoo City, Mississippi
April 1909 – 1911
April 4, 1855|
|Died||1920 (aged 64–65)|
|Nationality||Scotch (paternal), English (maternal)|
|Political party||Democratic Party|
|Spouse(s)||Sue Wingfield Everett, m. November 25, 1884.|
Norman A. Jr.
Walter Kellog Mott
|Committees||Ways and Means
Investigation of State Officers
Mott was born in Alburgh, Vermont to Nichols and Amanda (Chilton) Mott. 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 and belonged to the fraternal organization Woodmen of the World.
- 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.
- 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.
- "The Official and statistical register of the state of Mississippi.". Jackson, Miss.: Mississippi Dept. of Archives and History. 1911.
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