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Thomas Laverne Goldman

Thomas L. Goldman, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Property Law, Personal Injury Law, Probate Law, Commercial Law.

Background

  • Goldman, Thomas Laverne was born on December 2, 1929 in Meridian, Mississippi, United States. Son of James Samuel and Mattie (Privett) Goldman.

  • Education

    • University of Mississippi (Bachelor of Business Administration). University of Mississippi (Juris Doctor).

    Career

    • Associate Temple & Compton, Meridian, 1955-1956. Partner Pigford & Goldman, 1956-1960, Holyfield & Goldman, Meridian, 1960-1964, Goldman, Self & Goldman, Meridian, 1964-1967, Goldman & Goldman, Meridian, 1967-1981, Goldman, Dreyfus & Primeaux, Meridian, from 1981. Attorney City of Meridian (Mississippi), 1960-1964, 85—, Town of Marion (Mississippi), 1983-1985.

    Politics

    The diversity of religious expressions is guaranteed by the separation of church and state. However, church and state should interact in different social and political fields for the benefit of the whole society.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    By Christ living within, and by the powerful work of the Holy Spirit, people can inadequately yet genuinely love and live in the spirit of God’s commands.

    Views

    God wants to see people productive, creative, useful, and supremely happy, within an environment of spiritual perfection, health, peace, and love.

    Membership

    Vice chairman Choctaw Heritage Council, Philadelphia, Lauderdale County Economic Development Authority, Meridian, since 1984. Board directors Mississippi History Society, Jackson, Mississippi, 1984-1985, Mississippi Natural Resources Board, Jackson, since 1986. Served to major United States Air Force, 1950-1965.

    Member Mississippi Bar Association, Lauderdale County Bar Association (secretary, treasurer 1962-1963, vice president 1963-1964, president 1964-1965).

    Personality

    Interests

    Archaeology, hunting, fishing, historical research.

    Connections

    • Married Shirley Ann Stokes, November 11, 1958. Children: Charles Samuel, Lee Nicole.
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    Born December 2, 1929
    Died March 31, 2008
    (aged 78)