Ebenezer F. Norton

Ebenezer Foote Norton (November 7, 1774 – May 11, 1851) was a U.S. Representative from New York.

Born in Goshen, Connecticut, Norton completed preparatory studies. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar and practiced. He moved to Buffalo, New York, in 1815. Attorney for the Niagara Bank. He was one of the founders of the original Buffalo Harbor Co. in 1819.

He was a member of the New York State Assembly (Erie Co.) in 1823.

Norton was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-first Congress (March 4, 1829 – March 3, 1831). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1830 to the Twenty-second Congress. He resumed his law practice. He died in Buffalo, New York, May 11, 1851.


  • United States Congress. "Ebenezer F. Norton (id: N000146)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Daniel G. Garnsey
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 30th congressional district

Succeeded by
Bates Cooke

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