Stephen Warfield Gambrill

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Stephen Warfield Gambrill
Stephen W Gambrill National Photo Company portrait 1926.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Maryland's 5th district
In office
November 4, 1924 – December 19, 1938
Preceded by Sydney Emanuel Mudd II
Succeeded by Lansdale Ghiselin Sasscer
Personal details
Born (1873-10-02)October 2, 1873
near Savage, Maryland, U.S.
Died December 19, 1938(1938-12-19) (aged 65)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Political party Democratic

Stephen Warfield Gambrill (October 2, 1873 – December 19, 1938) was an American politician.

Born near Savage, Maryland, to Stephen Gambrill and Kate (Gorman) Gambrill, he attended the common schools and Maryland Agricultural College (now the University of Maryland, College Park. He graduated from the law department of Columbian College (now The George Washington University Law School), Washington, D.C., in 1896, was admitted to the bar in 1897, and practiced in Baltimore, Maryland. In 1900, he married Haddie D. Gorman (who died in 1923).[1]

Gambrill served as a member of the Maryland House of Delegates from 1920 to 1922, and served in the Maryland State Senate in 1924. He was elected from the fifth district of Maryland as a Democrat to the Sixty-eighth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Sidney E. Mudd II and was reelected to the Sixty-ninth and to the six succeeding Congresses, serving from November 4, 1924 until his death in Washington, D.C.

He died on December 19, 1938 and is interred in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Suitland, Maryland.

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