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James Sedgwick GORMAN

(1850-1923)

GORMAN, James Sedgwick, a Representative from Michigan; born in Lyndon Township, near Chelsea, Washtenaw County, Mich., December 28, 1850; attended the common schools and the Union School of Chelsea, and was graduated from the law department of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1876; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Jackson, Mich.; assistant prosecuting attorney of Jackson County for two years; moved to Dexter, Mich., in 1879; member of the State house of representatives in 1880; served in the State senate in 1886 and 1888; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-second and Fifty-third Congresses (March 4, 1891-March 3, 1895); was not a candidate for renomination; engaged in farming near Chelsea, Mich., and resumed the practice of law; died in Detroit, Mich., May 27, 1923; interment in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Chelsea, Mich.

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

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