Corcoran, Thomas Gardiner was born on December 29, 1900 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, United States. Son of Thomas Patrick and Mary Josephine (O’Keefe) Corcoran.
Bachelor of Arts and A.M., Brown U., 1922. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1925, Scientiae Juridicae Doctor, 1926.
Secretary to Oliver Wendell Holmes, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, 1926-1927. Associate Cotton & Franklin, lawyers, New York City, 1927-1932. Counsel R.F.C., Washington, 1932, 34-41.
Assistant to secretary of Treasury, 1933. Special assistant to attorney general of the United States, 1932-1935. Assisted congressional coms. in drafting Securities Act of 1933, Federal Housing Act, 1933, Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935, Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938.
Now in private practice with Corcoran, Youngman and Rowe, Washington. Trustee Brown U., 1964-1969.