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Charles Edmund Gorman, American lawyer. Member City Council and Board Aldermen, Providence, many years; member Rhode Island House of Representatives, 1870, 85, 87 (speaker 1887); member of commission to revise canstn. of Rhode Island, 1897, and to revise judicial system, 1904.

Background

Gorman, Charles Edmund was born on July 26, 1844 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Charles and Sarah J. (Woodbury) Gorman.

Education

Educational public schools, Providence, Rhode Island. Employed in stores from age of 12 to 18. Studied law with Richard Ward Greene, Providence.

Admitted to bar, 1865. Doctor of Laws, Georgetown University, 1896.

Career

Member City Council and Board Aldermen, Providence, many years. Member Rhode Island House of Representatives, 1870, 85, 87 (speaker 1887). Presented silver tea service by citizens of Rhode Island for labors in securing constitutional amendment repealing property qualifications of voters, 1887.

Democratic presidential elector, 1900. Candidate for mayor of Providence, 1885, for lieutenant governor, Rhode Island, 1892, and for Congress, 1900. United State Attorneys, District of Rhode Island, 1893-1897.

Member of commission to revise canstn. of Rhode Island, 1897, and to revise judicial system, 1904. Professor of law of domestic relations and wills, Rhode Island Law College Address: Providence, R.I.

Membership

Member City Council and Board Aldermen, Providence, many years. Member Rhode Island House of Representatives, 1870, 85, 87 (speaker 1887). Member of commission to revise canstn. of Rhode Island, 1897, and to revise judicial system, 1904.

Connections

Married Josephine C. Dietrich, July 8, 1874.

father:
Charles Gorman

mother:
Sarah J. (Woodbury) Gorman

spouse:
Josephine C. Dietrich