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Gorman, Richard L. "R.L."

House 1885-86 (District 27)

Party when first elected:  Not Available

Counties Served:  Ramsey

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: ??/??/1837
Birth Place: Indiana
Birth County:
Birth Country: United States
Date of Death: ??/??/1912
Gender: Male
Religion:
Reported Minority: None Reported
Other Names: R.L.
City of Residence (when first elected): Saint Paul
Occupation (when first elected): Secretary, Public Works

EDUCATION

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Municipal Board/Commission: St. Paul, Minnesota (Board of Public Works); 18?? to 1???
Military: Union Army, Minnesota Volunteer Infantry, 1st Regiment (United States Civil War; he served under his father, Willis Arnold Gorman); 186? to 18??

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse: Cleopatra "Cleo" A. Irvine
Children:
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
Willis Arnold Gorman  - Father

GENERAL NOTES

He came to Minnesota in 1854.

Total Days Served: 728

SESSIONS SERVED

24th Legislative Session (1885-1886)

  Session Details
Body: House
District: 27
Elected: 11/4/1884
Residence: Saint Paul
Term of Office: 1/6/1885 to 1/3/1887
Counties Represented: Ramsey
Occupation: Secretary, Public Works
Party: Not Available
Committees:
  • Judiciary
  • Military Affairs (Chair)
Archive Collections
Willis A. Gorman and Family Papers, 1847-1899. - Available in the Minnesota Historical Society's Collections