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John Jerome Gorman (June 2, 1883 – February 24, 1949) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.

John J. Gorman
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 6th district
In office
March 4, 1925 – March 3, 1927
Preceded byJames R. Buckley
Succeeded byJames T. Igoe
In office
March 4, 1921 – March 3, 1923
Preceded byJames McAndrews
Succeeded byJames R. Buckley
Personal details
Born(1883-06-02)June 2, 1883
Minneapolis, Minnesota
DiedFebruary 24, 1949(1949-02-24) (aged 65)
Chicago, Illinois
Political partyRepublican

Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Gorman attended the common schools and the Bryant and Stratton Business College at Chicago, Illinois. He served as clerk and letter carrier in the Chicago city post office 1902-1918. He studied law at Loyola University Chicago School of Law and graduated in 1914. He was admitted to the bar in 1914 and commenced practice in Chicago. He served as delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1920.

Gorman was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1921 – March 3, 1923). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection. He resumed the practice of law at Chicago.

Gorman was elected to the Sixty-ninth Congress (March 4, 1925 – March 3, 1927). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection. He resumed the practice of law in Chicago, where he died February 24, 1949. He was interred in All Saints Cemetery.

ReferencesEdit

  • United States Congress. "John J. Gorman (id: G000329)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
James McAndrews
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 6th congressional district

1921–1923
Succeeded by
James R. Buckley
Preceded by
James R. Buckley
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 6th congressional district

1925–1927
Succeeded by
James T. Igoe