Rosemary R. Gunning was an American lawyer and politician from New New York
She was born on February 7, 1905, in Brooklyn, New York City.
She attended Saint Brigid"s School and Richmond High School. She graduated Bachelor of Laws from Brooklyn Law School in 1927, was admitted to the bar in 1930, and practiced law in New York City.
They had no children. In November 1965, she ran on the Conservative ticket for President of the City Council, but was defeated by Democrat Frank Doctorate. O"Connor. She was a delegate to the New York State Constitutional Convention of 1967.
She was re-elected three times, and remained in the Assembly until 1976, sitting in the 178th, 179th, 180th and 181st New York State Legislatures.
Rosemary Gunning became one of the leaders of the fight against desegregation busing, and in 1962 was a founding member of the Conservative Party of New New York