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NORWOOD, Thomas Mason, senator, born in Talbot county, Georgia. 26 April, 1830. He was graduated at Emory college, Georgia, in 1850, admitted to the bar in 1852, and opened a law-office in Savannah in 1857. He was in the legislature in 1861-'2, was alternate elector on the Seymour and Blair ticket in 1868, and in 1870 was chosen to the United States senate as a Democrat, serving in 1871-'7. His seat was unsuccessfully contested by Foster Blodgett. Mr. Norwood won celebrity in the political canvass of 1870 by a series of newspaper articles which he published under" the pen-name of " Nemesis." Two speeches that he delivered during the 43d congress were models of polished invective.
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