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James A. Gooch

James A. Gooch, American state legislator. Member of Webster County Economic Development Corporation (vice chairman 1992-1993), Providence Chamber of Commerce (president 1991-1992, Citizen of Year 1990), Kentucky Junior Chamber of Commerce (former state vice president), Providence & Webster County Airport Board (director since 1986), Providence Junior Chamber of Commerce (president 1976-1977), Providence Ruritan 1988-1989.

Background

  • Gooch, James A. was born on April 13, 1951 in Madisonville, Kentucky, United States. Son of James A. and Dorothy Case Gooch.

  • Career

    • Vice president West Kentucky Steel Construction Company Inc. President Gooch Insurance Association Inc., since 1982. Mayor Providence, 1982—1986.

      City councilman, 1990—1993. Member District 12 Kentucky House of Representatives, since 1995.

    Politics

    The separation of church and state has guaranteed the diversity of religious expressions and the freedom to worship God according to each person’s conscience. However, separation of church and state permit interaction.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Through The Lord’s Supper, or Holy Communion, the bread and cup symbolize the broken body and shed blood offered by Christ recall God’s great love for people. As they did for the disciples on the eve of Christ’s crucifixion.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    The word of God can be discovered only through the Bible.

    Membership

    Member of Webster County Economic Development Corporation (vice chairman 1992-1993), Providence Chamber of Commerce (president 1991-1992, Citizen of Year 1990), Kentucky Junior Chamber of Commerce (former state vice president), Providence & Webster County Airport Board (director since 1986), Providence Junior Chamber of Commerce (president 1976-1977), Providence Ruritan 1988-1989.

    Connections

    • Married Alta Burnette, 1977. 1 child James Michael Ryan.
    • father: James A.
    • mother: Dorothy Case Gooch
    • spouse: Alta Burnette
    • child: James Michael Ryan Gooch
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    Born April 13, 1951
    (age 66)
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