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Daniel S. Norton

Daniel Sheldon Norton (April 12, 1829 July 13, 1870) was an American politician. Norton was born in Mount Vernon, Ohio and served in the Mexican-American War. He moved to Minnesota in 1855. He served in both the Minnesota House of Representatives and the Minnesota State Senate. He was elected to the US Senate during the American Civil War from Minnesota as an Republican from March 4, 1865 until his death.