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lawyer , railway president

Luthene Clairmont Gilman, American lawyer, railway president. Member American Bar Association.


Gilman, Luthene Clairmont was born on January 28, 1857 in Levant, Maine, United States. Son of Henry and Mary (Twombley) Gilman.


Graduate, Maine Central Institute, Pittsfield, 1879. Bachelor of Laws, Columbia School of Law, New York, 1883.


Admitted to Washington bar, 1884, and practiced at Seattle, firm Lewis & Gilman, 1884-1892, Stratton, Lewis & Gilman, 1892-1897, Preston, Carr & Gilman, 1897-1903. City attorney, Seattle, 1887-1888. Member Washington House of Representatives, 1893.

Became Western counsel for G. N. Railway, 1903. Removed to St. Paul, Minnesota, 1909, as assistant to president G. N. Railway. Removed to Portland, Oregon, 1913.

President Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railway Company, and affiliated lines, January 1, 1914-June 30, 1918. District director Puget Sound District (Washington and Oregon), at Seattle, United States R.R. Administration, June 20, 1918-March 1, 1920. President Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railway Company, and affiliated lines, March 1-November 15, 1920.

Vice president G.N. Railway Company, Seattle, 1920-1937, retired, January 28, 1937.


Member American Bar Association. Clubs: Rainier, University, Transportation, Monday (Seattle).


Married Eva A. Stinson, August 24, 1887.

Henry Gilman

Mary (Twombley) Gilman

Eva A. Stinson