Eugene A. Gilmore

Eugene A. Gilmore


Dean of Law

Biographical Information

Eugene A. Gilmore earned his legal degree from Harvard in 1892.  After practicing law for several years in Boston, he served as a professor at University of Wisconsin from 1902 to 1922.  Thereafter he was Vice Governor-General in the Philippine Islands, as well as Acting Governor-General, between 1922 and 1929.

He served as dean of University of Iowa College of Law from 1930 to 1934, before serving as President of the University of Iowa from 1934 to 1940.  After two years as dean at University of Pittsburgh, he returned to Iowa City.  He died in 1953.



Eugene A. Gilmore, Consideration of the Fourth Tentative Draft of a Uniform Acknowledgement of Instruments Act (W. S. Hein 1988)
Eugene A. Gilmore, Cases on the Law of Partnership and Other Non-Corporate Business Organizations and Activities (West 1949)
Eugene A. Gilmore, Illustrative Cases on Partnership Other Unincorporated Associations (West 1938)
Eugene A. Gilmore et al., Corporation Law; A Comprehensive Treatise on Federal and State Legislations Relative to Private and Public Service Corporations and Interstate Commerce (American School of Correspondence 1913)
Eugene A. Gilmore, Handbook on the Law of Partnerships, Including Limited Partnerships (West 1911)
Eugene A. Gilmore et al., A Documentary History of American Industrial Society (Clark Co. 1911)
Eugene A. Gilmore, Riparian Rights in Wisconsin (G.P.O. 1910)


Eugene A. Gilmore, "Foreword," 31 Iowa L. Rev. 37 (1945-1946)
Eugene A. Gilmore, "War Power - Executive Power and the Constitution," 29 Iowa L. Rev. 463 (1943-1944)
Eugene A. Gilmore, "Constitutional Integrity - Changing Concepts," 14 Neb. L. Bull. 401 (1935-1936)
Eugene A. Gilmore, "Changing Constitutional Concepts," 14 Or. L. Rev. 131 (1934-1935)
Eugene A. Gilmore, "Liberalizing the Volstead Act," 18 Iowa L. Rev. 22 (1932-1933)
Eugene A. Gilmore, "The Development of Law in the Philippines," 16 Iowa L. Rev. 465 (!930-1931)
Eugene A. Gilmore, "An Experiment in Government and Law in the Philippines," 16 Iowa L. Rev. 1 (1930-1931)
Eugene A. Gilmore, "Philippine Jurisprudence - Common Law or Civil Law," 16 A.B.A. J. 89 (1930)
Eugene A. Gilmore, "Imputed Negligence," 1 Wis. L. Rev. 257 (1920-1922)
Eugene A. Gilmore, "Imputed Negligence," 1 Wis. L. Rev. 193 (1920-1922)
Eugene A. Gilmore, "Some Criticisms of Legal Education," 7 A.B.A. J. 227 (1921)
Eugene A. Gilmore, "Legislative Cooperation Among the States," 7 A.B.A. J. 74 (1921)
Eugene A. Gilman, "Need of a Scientific Study of Crime, Criminal Law, and Procedure," 11 Mich. L. Rev. 50 (1912-1913)
Eugene A. Gilmore, "The Preliminary Education of the Law Student," 15 Am. Law. 428 (1907)
Eugene A. Gilmore, "The Wisconsin Public Utilities Act," 19 Green Bag 517 (1907)
Eugene A. Gilman, "The Relations of the University to Professional Instruction in Law," 30 Annu. Rep. A.B.A. 52 (1906)
Eugene A. Gilmore, "Insurance as a Commodity," 18 Green Bag 142 (1906)
Eugene A. Gilmore, "Governmental Regulation of Prices," 17 Green Bag 627 (1905)