Grant Gorman
born: 28 July 1907
Des Moines, Iowa
United States of America
died: 06 May 1968
Kern County, California,
United States of America
(age 60)
Young American actor.  He was the third born (of six children) to Earl Swing Gorman (6 or 13 July 1881 - ?) and Laura Thelma Sanford (circa 1886 - 24 July 1924).

Some history:
1928 marriage certificate has him working as a barber.
1930 Census has him working as a printer at a "golf club" (I think?).
1935 marriage certificate also has him working as a printer.
1940 Census - he's a machinist in the oil well trade.
1943 marriage certificate - machinist, Pomeroy Hydraulic Jack Co.

His siblings:
- Clifford Lee Gorman (12 Oct 1901-1902 [take your pick] - 17 Feb 1941)
- Ralph Lorenzo Gorman (4 Jul 1905 - 22 May 1987)
- Elizabeth W. (Betty Joy) Gorman (b. circa 1909)
- Shirley Gorman (circa June/July 1911 - 29 Jan 1912 [7 months old])
- Earl Swing Gorman Jr. (14 May 1912 - 26 Sept 1960)
- Faith L. Gorman (b. circa 1914)
Real name: Grant Monroe Gorman Films listed on this page: complete Hal Roach filmography.

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1925
Yes, Yes, Nanette
Sonny

Acknowledgements:
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VJPK-RLQ (birth record)
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QJP6-47BQ (birth record)
https://archive.org/stream/13thcensus1910po409unit#page/n981/mode/1up (1910 Census, line 69)
https://archive.org/stream/14thcensusofpopu100unitrs#page/n1039/mode/1up (1920 Census, line 76)
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-29940-9585-32?cc=1804002 (first marriage, 11 Sept 1928)
https://archive.org/stream/californiacensus00reel139#page/n129/mode/1up (1930 Census, line 66)
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-29946-34474-9?cc=1804002 (second marriage [claims first], 10 May 1935)
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1971-27793-6709-52?cc=2000219 (1940 Census, line 32)
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-29968-21910-87?cc=1804002 (third marriage [to same woman?], 18 Dec 1943)
https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VPH9-NLR (CA Death Index)
Jesse Brisson (information)

This page was last updated on: 08 June 2019