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Norris, Hatcher Irwin (1914-1945?)

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Title

Norris, Hatcher Irwin (1914-1945?)

Description

Hatcher Irwin Norris was the first African American teacher hired in Englewood Schools. He taught industrial arts. He was recruited for World War II and served as a First Lieutenant, He was killed in action.

Source

"Englewood Hires Its First Negro Teacher, East Paterson Man." The Herald-News, July 3, 1940, p.11.
"Lincoln School Exercises Set." The Record, June 14, 1946, p.4.
Hatcher Irwin Norris in the U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947
Hatcher I Norris in the U.S., Rosters of World War II Dead, 1939-1945
1lt Hatcher I Norris in the Global, Find a Grave® Index for Burials at Sea and other Select Burial Locations, 1300s-Current

Birth Date

1914-10-11

Birthplace

Petersburg, Virginia, USA

Death Date

1945-02-14?

Source of File Attached

"Englewood Hires Its First Negro Teacher, East Paterson Man." The Herald-News, July 3, 1940, p.11.

Collection

Citation

“Norris, Hatcher Irwin (1914-1945?),” Englewood Makes History, accessed July 12, 2024, https://englewoodmakeshistory.org/items/show/380.

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