He took the following degrees at Harvard; A.B., 1885; LL.B. and
A.M., 1888. He practiced law in New York City. He was a
member of the Grolier, the University, the Lawyers', and Country
Club of New York City, was president of the Italian Immigration
Society and married Margaret Palmer Meyer of Oyster Bay, L.I. He
died October 18, 1932, in London. Mrs. Norton died in 1932.
1. Charles Eliot, 2d, b. May 26, 1902, in New York
Charles Eliot Norton, 2d, 1st child of Eliot Norton (B44,121) and
Margaret Palmer (Meyer) Norton, was born May 26, 1902, in New
York City. He attended St. George's School, Newport, R.I., and
the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is an industrial
engineer. He married, 1st, Jessie Livingston Butler, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Howard H. Butler, in August, 1926. They were divorced
and he married, 2d, November 4, 1932, at Stamford, Conn., Phyllis
Elizabeth Rudd of Detroit, daughter of Robert C. Rudd and Ruby
Brownell Rudd. He was again divorced in April, 1943, and he
married, 3d, Margaret Lawshe Hoy, daughter of Letitia Hoy and
James Hoy of Philadelphia. They live at Maxfield, Pa. (Post office
address P O Box 27, Keswick, Pa.) Children, by 2d marriage, both
born in New York City:
1. Mary Elizabeth, b. March 11, 1934. (B44,121,11)
2. Catherine Jane, b. December 17, 1936. (B44,121,12)
Sarah Norton, 2d child of Susan Ridley (Sedgwick) Norton
(B44,12) and Charles Eliot Norton, was born September 10, 1864,
at Shady Hill, Cambridge, Mass., was educated at home, resided at
Ashfield, Mass., and for a very few years in Boston. She edited
THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF CHARLES ELIOT NORTON.
Her portrait was painted as a girl of eighteen or nineteen by Sir
Edward Burne-Jones and later when she was about forty by Hugh
deT. Glazebrook, a well-known English artist. She was a charming
violinst. She died unmarried at Newport, R.I., July 12, 1922.
Elizabeth Gaskell Norton, daughter of Charles Eliot Norton and
Susan Ridley (Sedgwick) Norton (B44,12), was born June 12,