NORRELL, William Frank, (1896 - 1961)

Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

NORRELL, William Frank, (husband of Catherine Dorris Norrell), a Representative from Arkansas; born in Milo, Ashley County, Ark., August 29, 1896; attended the public schools, the Arkansas Agricultural and Mechanical College of Monticello, the College of the Ozarks, Clarksville, Ark., and the University of Arkansas Law School at Little Rock; during the First World War served in the Quartermaster Corps of the United States Army; was admitted to the bar in 1920 and commenced practice in Monticello, Ark.; member of the State senate 1930-1938, serving as president for four years; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-sixth and to the eleven succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1939, until his death in Washington, D.C., February 15, 1961; interment in Oakland Cemetery, Monticello, Ark.