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140. Norris Norman9 McAtee (Oscar Benedict8, George Henry7, Benjamin Benedict6, George5, William4, William3, Edmund Charles2, Patrick1) was born in Palmer, KA February 3, 1922. Norris died August 16, 1974 in Eugene, OR, at 52 years of age.

He married Margaret Lucille Sorenson in Westfir, OR, October 12, 1941. Margaret was born in Mable, Oregon (Lane County) December 23, 1920. Margaret is the daughter of William Sorensen and Ina Ann Woodward. At 21 years of age Margaret became the mother of Gary Kent McAtee in Westfir, OR (Lane Co.), November 30, 1942. At 22 years of age Margaret became the mother of Renee Kay McAtee in Westfir, OR, December 7, 1943. At 27 years of age Margaret became the mother of Norman Lee McAtee in Westfir, OR, June 21, 1948. In addition to raising 3 children, Margaret was also the assistant cook at the Camp Five for Western Lumber Co. in Westfir, Oregon. Click here: The Sorensen Family Tree to see the Sorensen Line.

He served in the military during war time World War II in South Pacific. Norris was in the US Navy during World War II and served on the USS Anthony, a destoyer based in the South Pacific. His rank was Torpedoman 1st Class.

At 20 years of age Norris became the father of Gary Kent McAtee in Westfir, OR (Lane Co.), November 30, 1942. At 21 years of age Norris became the father of Renee Kay McAtee in Westfir, OR, December 7, 1943. At 26 years of age Norris became the father of Norman Lee McAtee in Westfir, OR, June 21, 1948.

Historical events during the life of Norris Norman McAtee: Radio arrives in the White House on February 8, 1922; Gordo (by Gus Arriola) 1st appeared in newspapers on October 16, 1941; 1st controlled nuclear reaction at University of Chicago on December 2, 1942; "Lifeboat" by Alfred Hitchcock opens in NY on January 12, 1944; Columbia records introduces 33 1/3 RPM long-playing records on June 21, 1948; President Ford pardons Nixon on September 8, 1974.

Norris Norman McAtee and Margaret Lucille Sorenson had the following children:

child 160 i. Gary Kent10 McAtee was born in Westfir, OR (Lane Co.) November 30, 1942. He married Judy Patterson in Oakridge, OR, July 17, 1998.

Gary served in the military in Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, April 26, 1962 - January 25, 1967. Gary served as a Sgt. in the US Air Force as a Surgical Technition in the 808th Medical Group. Gary recently retired from a full and long career with the USDA-Forrest Service where he worked on the trail crew, survey crew, timber crew, wildlife crew, fighting forest fires, reforestation, and recreation management.

child + 161 ii. Renee Kay McAtee was born December 7, 1943.

child + 162 iii. Norman Lee McAtee was born June 21, 1948.

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