Born in California on Nov. 27, 1872. By 1900 Gorrill had a law practice in Berkeley and continued as such for the rest of his life. In his leisure, he painted the local landscape. He died nearby in Hayward, CA on Dec. 20, 1961. Exh: All Arts Club (Berkeley), 1935.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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