John J. Dorman

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John J. Dorman was appointed the 11th Fire Commissioner of the City of New York by Mayor James J. Walker on May 5, 1926, and resigned his position on December 31, 1933. He was also the chairman of the Kings County Democratic Committee.[1]

Biography[edit]

He was the Clerk of the Court of Special Sessions in Kings County starting in 1920 and he was Chairman of the Democratic County Committee of Brooklyn. He was appointed the 11th New York City Fire Commissioner by Mayor James J. Walker on May 5, 1926.[2] He resigned his position on December 31, 1933.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mrs. John J. Dorman. Wife of Chairman of the Kings County Democratic Committee". New York Times. August 17, 1940. Retrieved 2010-03-27. Mrs. Anna M. Dorman, wife of John J. Dorman, former Fire Commissioner of New York City and chairman of the Kings County Democratic Committee, ... 
  2. ^ "J. J. Dorman Named Fire Commissioner. Brooklyn Man's Selection Is a Surprise in Political Circles. A Victory For Mccooey. Choice Is Seen As A Harmony Move Inspired By Coming Elections. Salary For Job Is $10,000. T. J. Drennan's Successor Is Head of Kings County Democratic Committee.". New York Times. May 6, 1926. Retrieved 2010-03-27. John J. Dorman, Clerk of the Court of Special Sessions in Kings County for the last six years and Chairman of the Democratic County Committee of Brooklyn, was named Fire Commissioner of the City of New York last night by Mayor Walker. 
  3. ^ "75 Tammany Men Seek Pensions. Delaney and Dorman to Retire. Ryan Also Moves to Quit Board of Transportation. Bronx and Brooklyn Park Heads Join Rush to Give O'Brien Chance to Balk LaGuardia on Patronage". New York Times. November 23, 1933. Retrieved 2010-03-27. With the double object of obtaining pensions and leaving their jobs to be filled before the LaGuardia administration comes in, about seventy-five Tammany jobholders applied for retirement on pension yesterday. 
Fire appointments
Preceded by
Thomas J. Drennan
FDNY Commissioner
1926–1933
Succeeded by
John J. McElligott