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Edward John Gurney

Edward John Gurney, American lawyer, senator. Bar: New York bar 1939, Florida bar 1949. Decorated Silver Star medal, Purple Heart. Served to lieutenant colonel Army of the United States, 1941-1946, European Theatre of Operations. Member American, Florida, New York bar associations.

Background

  • Gurney, Edward John was born on January 12, 1914 in Portland, Maine, United States. Son of Edward J. and Nellie (Kennedy) Gurney.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Colby College, 1935. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1938. Master of Laws, Duke, 1948.

    Career

    • Practiced law in, New York City, 1938-1941, Winter Park, Florida, 1948-1996. Member 88th-90th congresses from 11th District Florida, United States Senate from Florida, 1969-1975. City commissioner, Winter Park, 1952-1958, mayor, 1961-1962.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York bar 1939, Florida bar 1949.

    Membership

    Served to lieutenant colonel Army of the United States, 1941-1946, European Theatre of Operations. Member American, Florida, New York bar associations.

    Connections

    • Married Leeds Dye, May 1979. Children– Jill, Sarah.
    • father: Edward J. Gurney
    • mother: Nellie (Kennedy) Gurney
    • spouse: Leeds Dye
    • children: Jill Gurney
    • Sarah Gurney
    Edward John Gurney
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    Born January 12, 1914
    Died May 14, 1996
    (aged 82)
    Nationality
    • 1935
      Colby College
    • 1938
      Harvard
    • 1948
      Duke
    • 1938 - 1941
      Practice, d law in
    • 1948 - 1996
      Practice, d law in
      Winter Park, Florida, United States
    • 1969 - 1975
      member, 88th-90th congresses from 11th District Florida

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