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James A. O’Gorman

James A. O’Gorman, American ex-senator.


  • O’Gorman, James A. was born on May 5, 1860 in New York, New York, United States. Son of Thomas and Ellen (Callan) O’Gorman.

  • Education

    • Educated College of City of New York. Bachelor of Laws, New York University, 1882. Doctor of Laws, Villanova College, 1904, Fordham University, 1908, New York University, 1909, Georgetown University, 1911.


    • Admitted to bar, 1882. Justice District Court of New York, 1893-1900. Justice Supreme Court of New York, 1900-1914.

      Elected United States senator, March 1911, for term 1911-1917, and resigned from bench, Man 31, 1911. Resumed practice of the law, 1917. Appointed official referee New York Supreme Court, 1934.

      Trustee New York University, 1920-1927, College of New Rochelle. President New York County Lawyer Association, 1923-1924. Member American Bar assosiation, New York State Bar Association, Association Bar City of New York, American Law Institute, New York Law Institute.


    Clubs: Lawyers (president 1932-1933), National Democratic, Catholic, New York Athletic.


    • Married Anne M. Leslie, January 2, 1884.
    • father: Thomas O’Gorman
    • mother: Ellen (Callan) O’Gorman
    • spouse: Anne M. Leslie
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    Born March 5, 1860
    Died March 17, 1943
    (aged 83)