McCook in Red Willow County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
George W. Norris Home
Norris, the “Gentle Knight of Progressive Ideals,”
Served five terms in the House of Representatives and five terms in the U.S. Senate before retiring here in 1943
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
Location. 40° 12.246′ N, 100° 37.554′ W. Marker is in McCook, Nebraska, in Red Willow County. Marker is on George Norris Avenue near East G Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 708 George Norris Avenue, Mc Cook NE 69001, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within walking distance of this marker. George William Norris (within shouting distance of this marker).
Also see . . . George William Norris - U.S. Senate. Nebraska’s George Norris, the man many consider history’s “greatest United States senator,” was born on July 11, 1861. He served in the Senate for 30 years, from 1913 until 1943. Fiercely independent, George Norris emerged politically as a western agrarian progressive Republican. Yet, throughout the New Deal era, as he regularly collaborated with President Franklin (Submitted on December 4, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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