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Stephen Warfield Gambrill

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Stephen Warfield Gambrill (October 2, 1873 – December 19, 1938) was an American politician.

Stephen Warfield Gambrill
Stephen W Gambrill National Photo Company portrait 1926.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Maryland's 5th district
In office
November 4, 1924 – December 19, 1938
Preceded bySydney Emanuel Mudd II
Succeeded byLansdale Ghiselin Sasscer
Member of the Maryland Senate
In office
Member of the Maryland House of Delegates
In office
Personal details
Born(1873-10-02)October 2, 1873
near Savage, Maryland, U.S.
DiedDecember 19, 1938(1938-12-19) (aged 65)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Political partyDemocratic

Early lifeEdit

Haddie Gorman in 1895

Born near Savage, Maryland, to Stephen Gambrill and Kate (Gorman) Gambrill, he attended the common schools and Maryland Agricultural College (now the University of Maryland, College Park. He graduated from the law department of Columbian College (now The George Washington University Law School), Washington, D.C., in 1896, was admitted to the bar in 1897, and practiced in Baltimore, Maryland. In 1900, he married Haddie D. Gorman (who died in 1923).[1]


Gambrill served as a member of the Maryland House of Delegates from 1920 to 1922, and served in the Maryland State Senate in 1924. He was elected from the fifth district of Maryland as a Democrat to the Sixty-eighth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Sidney E. Mudd II and was reelected to the Sixty-ninth and to the six succeeding Congresses, serving from November 4, 1924 until his death in Washington, D.C.


He died on December 19, 1938 and is interred in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Suitland, Maryland.

See alsoEdit


  • United States Congress. "Stephen Warfield Gambrill (id: G000035)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Sydney E. Mudd II
Representative of the Fifth Congressional District of Maryland
Succeeded by
Lansdale Ghiselin Sasscer