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John Jerome GORMAN

(1883-1949)

GORMAN, John Jerome, a Representative from Illinois; born in Minneapolis, Minn., June 2, 1883; attended the common schools and the Bryant and Stratton Business College at Chicago, Ill.; clerk and letter carrier in the Chicago city post office 1902-1918; studied law at Loyola University in Chicago and was graduated in 1914; was admitted to the bar in 1914 and commenced practice in Chicago; delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1920; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1921-March 3, 1923); unsuccessful candidate for reelection; resumed the practice of law at Chicago; elected to the Sixty-ninth Congress (March 4, 1925-March 3, 1927); unsuccessful candidate for reelection; resumed the practice of law in Chicago, where he died February 24, 1949; interment in All Saints Cemetery.

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

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