George Edmund GORMAN, Congress, IL (1873-1935)


GORMAN, George Edmund, a Representative from Illinois; born in Chicago, Ill., April 13, 1873; attended the public schools of his native city; was graduated in law from Georgetown University at Washington, D.C., in 1895; was admitted to the bar in 1895 and commenced the practice of law in Chicago the following year; assistant prosecuting attorney of Chicago 1897-1900; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-third Congress (March 4, 1913-March 3, 1915); declined to be a candidate for reelection in 1914; resumed the practice of law in Chicago; assistant State’s attorney 1920-1928; served as master in chancery of the circuit court from 1930 until his death in Chicago January 13, 1935; interment in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present