Joseph F. Gorman worked in mail and records for the Manhattan Engineer District, first in Syracuse, NY in 1936, then New York City. Later, when the Manhattan Project’s headquarters were moved to Oak Ridge, Tennessee in 1943, he served as head of the Mail and Records Department there. His career spanned the entire history of the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC).
After the War
Mr. Gorman retired in 1974 as Chief of Records Administration for the Atomic Energy Commission. After WWII, he continued to work in the records management department of the AEC. He worked with the AEC until his retirement in 1974. He passed away on Dec. 5, 2002 at the age of 85.