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Edward John Gurney Edit Profile

Lawyer , senator

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; practiced law in, Winter Park, Florida, 1948-1996; member, 88th-90th congresses from 11th District Florida member, United States Senate from Florida, 1969-1975. City commissioner, Winter Park, 1952-1958, mayor, 1961-1962.

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

child:
Jill Gurney

child:
Sarah Gurney