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Ronald Lee Godbey

Ronald Lee Godbey, American lawyer, meteorologist. Bar: Texas 1971, Texas (USDist. Court (northern district)) 1971, Illinois 1982. Board directors Grapevine Memorial Hospital, Texas, 1973—1977; Member of Chi Epsilon Pi, Veterans of Foreign Wars, DAV, National Guard Association United States, American Meteorological Society, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Illinois Bar Association, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Fort Worth Lions.

Background

  • Godbey, Ronald Lee was born on July 11, 1934 in Milford, Texas, United States. Son of Paschal Lee and Catherine Esta (Williams) Godbey.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, North Texas State University, 1960. Postgraduate, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1960—1961. Juris Doctor, Southern Methodist University, 1971.

    Career

    • Quality control manager General dynamics corporation, Fort Worth, 1955—1957. Meteorologist WBAP television and Radio, 1964—1978. Member firm Godbey, Simpson, Lynch & Wiley, 1971—1981.

      Lawyer Department Defense, Belleville, Illinois, from 1982. Consultant meteorologist, Fort Worth, 1972—1981. Municipal court judge, City of Keller, Texas, 1974—1978.

      With United States Air Force, 1960-1964, Korea.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Texas 1971, Texas (USDist. Court (northern district)) 1971, Illinois 1982.

    Works

    • Co-author: (book) Texas Weather, 1976.

    Politics

    Church should be engaged in public policy debates and participate actively in consultations with government.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Since righteousness is demanded of God, one needs to know how to receive it. It is received through faith. It is having faith in God.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Anyone may appear in hardship and poverty. Never give up in pursuit of happiness and one day you will find yourself in the right place, where God gives the sense of joy and assurances you are looking for.

    Membership

    Board directors Grapevine Memorial Hospital, Texas, 1973—1977. Member of Chi Epsilon Pi, Veterans of Foreign Wars, DAV, National Guard Association United States, American Meteorological Society, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Illinois Bar Association, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Fort Worth Lions.

    Connections

    • Married Martha Jane Worsham, May 14, 1954. Children: Gary Lee, Julie Annual.
    • father: Paschal Lee Godbey
    • mother: Catherine Esta (Williams) Godbey
    • spouse: Martha Jane Worsham
    • children: Gary Lee Godbey
    • Julie Annual Godbey
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    Born July 11, 1934
    Died March 1, 2008
    (aged 73)
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