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Norris, Isaac (1701-1766), landowner and politician in America

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in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/68179

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Norris, Isaac (1701-1766), landowner and politician in America, was born on 3 December 1701 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, one of fourteen children of Isaac Norris (1671-1735), and his wife, Mary (1674-1748), daughter of Thomas Lloyd, president of the council of Pennsylvania. A lifelong resident of Philadelphia, he entered the Pennsylvania assembly ...

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