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Ernest E. Norris

Southern Railway System

1937 - 1952

Transportation

Military ServiceArmy
1930 b. 1882
male
Personal
Born-Died1882 - 1958
BirthplaceIllinois (IL)
RaceWhite
Era - 1930

Norris began his career in the telegraph industry, but always intended to lead the Southern Railway System. When he finally assumed the position, Norris expanded Southern Railway through solid, traditional business principles, but also through his championing of the ""southern"" lifestyle, creating an explicit link between Southern Railway and the community it served.