Creator

Date Original

1943-1947

Description

This collection contains documents from three court cases in which Hal Norwood represented clients, Fagin vs. Smith, Autry vs. Crown Coach Company, and Young vs. DeMarest. The documents include correspondence, depositions, complaints, judgements, and state papers.

Biographical/Historical Note

Hal Norwood was born in Paraclifta, Sevier County, Arkansas, on September 26, 1871, to Lewis H. Norwood and Frances Gilliam. He is the grandson of Ben Norwood, who was one of the earliest settlers in Sevier County, Arkansas. Hal Norwood attended Hendrix College in Altus, Arkansas, and then studied law at Washington and Lee College in Virginia. He was admitted to the bar in July of 1893. Norwood served as state representative, prosecuting attorney, and attorney general. He married Kate Anderson on April 19, 1892, and they had four children. He died on February 19, 1958, in Mena, Polk County, Arkansas.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.071.017

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Hal Norwood papers, SMC.071.017

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Hal Norwood papers, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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