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James R. Norvell
Sept. 24, 1902 - Oct. 22, 1969
Associate Justice Court of Civil Appeals
Fourth Supreme Court Judicial District
Jan. 1, 1940 - Jan. 1, 1957
Associate Justice Texas Supreme Court
Jan. 1, 1957 - Oct. 10, 1968
Mabel Elizabeth Norvell
Mar. 22, 1903 Nov. 18, 1990
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||Mabel Elizabeth Keeley Norvell
||Section:Republic Hill, Section 2 (C2)
|Reason for Eligibility:
||Wife of James Rankin Norvell
||March 22, 1903
||November 18, 1990
||November 20, 1990
NORVELL, MABEL ELIZABETH KEELEY (1903 ~ 1990). Mabel Elizabeth Keeley Norvell was born in Boulder, Colorado, to Alfred and Susan Lynel Keeley on March 22, 1903.
She was educated in the Boulder schools and the University of Colorado. She married James R. Norvell in 1927, and they made their home in Edinburg, Texas, where Norvell was engaged in the practice of law.
In 1940, James Norvell was appointed Associate Justice of the Fourth Court of Civil Appeals in San Antonio. In 1957, he was elected Associate Justice of the Texas Supreme Court in Austin, where he served until his retirement in 1968.
After her husband's death in 1969, Norvell continued to make her home in Austin. She was a member of the Woman's Auxiliary to the San Antonio Bar Association, Austin State Official Ladies Club, and St. David's Episcopal Church.
Norvell died November 18, 1990, and was buried in the Texas State Cemetery on November 20, 1990.
Information taken from Texas State Cemetery file materials.