Richard Herbert Gorman


Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Glebe 1945 1945

Family background

Richard Herbert Gorman was born in 1880 at Brisbane Water, NSW, son of Richard Gorman and Sarah. Unmarried, he died at Cook Street Glebe on 8 September 1945, aged 65 years.

Occupation & interests

The occupation of Gorman is listed in the 1944 electoral roll as labourer.

Community activity

Gorman, like most Glebe Labor aldermen of the 1940s was Catholic, anti-Communist, socially conservative, were likely to belong to a moderate union, and happy to co-operate with Sussex Street.

Local government service

Richard Gorman was elected as an Official (McKell) Labor candidate in December 1944 municipal elections for a three years term. He died suddenly on 8 September 1945.


Hogan, Michael 2004,  Local labor: a history of the Labor Party in Glebe, 1891-2003, Federation Press, Annandale, NSW

Sydney Morning Herald 10 September 1945 p. 12


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