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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.


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.

Thomas O’Gorman

Ellen (Callan) O’Gorman

Anne M. Leslie