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GREEN, Norvin, capitalist, born in New Albany, Indiana, 17 April, 1818. He was graduated in medicine at the University of Louisville, Kentucky, in 1840, and afterward served three terms in the Kentucky legislature. He became president of the Southwestern telegraph company about 1854, was afterward vice-president of the American and Western union companies, and in 1878 succeeded William Orlon as president of the last-named corporation. Dr. Green was also president of the Louisville, Cincinnati, and Lexington railroad in 1869-'73.
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