Born in the Marine Park section of Brooklyn, Norton attended St. Thomas Aquinas Elementary School on Flatbush Avenue. In 1961 he enrolled at Madison High School. Norton was a talented football player and chose to play for the Titans, a team sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. He attended high school for an additional year in order to meet the requirements of both his team and his school. The son of a Parks Department employee and a seasonal Parks employee himself, Norton enlisted in the army in his 20th year.
Thomas Norton had worked for Parks during the summers. His father, William No
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PFC Thomas Norton Memorial Playground
The comfort station at PFC Norton Playground is closed for partial reconstruction.
Anticipated Completion: Winter 2014