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Martin Gorski (October 30, 1886 – December 4, 1949) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.

Martin Gorski
Martin Gorski (Illinois Congressman).jpg
From 1949's Pictorial Directory of the 81st Congress
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 5th district
In office
January 3, 1949 – December 4, 1949
Preceded byAdolph J. Sabath
Succeeded byJohn C. Kluczynski
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 4th district
In office
January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1949
Preceded byHarry P. Beam
Succeeded byJames V. Buckley
Personal details
Born(1886-10-30)October 30, 1886
DiedDecember 4, 1949(1949-12-04) (aged 63)
Chicago, Illinois
Political partyDemocratic

Born in Poland, Gorski immigrated in 1889 to the United States with his parents, who settled in Chicago, Illinois. Gorski graduated from business college and from Chicago (Illinois) Law School in 1917. He was admitted to the bar in 1917 and set up a practice in Chicago, Illinois. Gorski served as assistant State's attorney 1918-1920 and then he served as master in chancery of the superior court of Cook County, Illinois from 1929 to 1942.

Gorski was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-eighth, Seventy-ninth, Eightieth and Eighty-first Congresses and served from January 3, 1943, until his death on December 4, 1949. He was interred in Resurrection Cemetery in Justice, Illinois.

See alsoEdit


  • United States Congress. "Martin Gorski (id: G000332)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • Martin Gorski at Find a Grave
  • Martin Gorski at The Political Graveyard
  • United States Congress (1950). Martin Gorski, Late a Representative. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Harry P. Beam
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 4th congressional district

January 3, 1943 - January 3, 1949
Succeeded by
James V. Buckley
Preceded by
Adolph J. Sabath
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 5th congressional district

January 3, 1949 - December 4, 1949
Succeeded by
John C. Kluczynski

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