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Chuck Norris
Member of the Oregon House of Representatives
In office
Succeeded by Bob Jenson
Personal details
Born (1925-04-15)April 15, 1925
Pasadena, California
Died July 20, 2009(2009-07-20) (aged 84)
West Palm Beach, Florida
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Betty Lou Norris
Profession realtor

Charles Reed "Chuck" Norris (April 15, 1925 – July 20, 2009) was an American politician in the state of Oregon.

Norris was born in Pasadena, California and was raised in Americus, Kansas, where he attended high school. He served in the United States Army from 1943 to 1971 and at the time of his retirement was Commander of the Umatilla Army Depot in Hermiston, Oregon. Upon his retirement, Norris worked as a realtor and business executive. He served in the Oregon House of Representatives for the 57th District as a Republican from 1987 to 1997, residing in Hermiston. He played a role in securing funding for the Oregon National Guard Armory; a meeting room there is named after him. In the House he also served on the Water Policy Committee on multiple occasions. He was married to Betty Lou Norris and had four children. In 2002, Norris and his wife retired and moved from Hermiston to Royal Palm Beach, Florida. He died in 2009 in West Palm Beach, Florida.[1][2] He is a member of the Oregon State University College of Agriculture Sciences Hall of Fame.[3]


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