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Wilson Golden

Wilson Golden, American lawyer. Bar: Mississippi 1977, United States District Court (northern and southern districts) Mississippi 1977, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1977. Recipient Distinguished Reporting award American Political Science Association 1971, United States Law Week award Bureau National Affairs, Inc., Washington, 1978.

Background

  • Golden, Wilson was born on February 15, 1948 in Holly Springs, Mississippi, United States. Son of Woodrow Wilson and Constance Annette (Harris) Golden.

  • Education

    • BPA, University Mississippi, 1970. Juris Doctor, University Mississippi, 1977.

    Career

    • Public affairs journalist Public Broadcasting Service/Mississippi Authority for Educational television, Jackson, 1970-1972. Assistant secretary Mississippi State Senate, 1972-1976. Partner Lane & Henderson, Greenville, Mississippi, 1977-1980, Watkins Ludlam & Stennis, Jackson, 1980-1989.

      Private practice Jackson, Washington, 1990-1996. Vice president government relations International Coach Federation Kaiser International, Inc., Fairfax, Virginia, 1996—1999. Senior congressional liaison United States Department Transportation, Washington, 1999-2001.

      Vice president, of counsel Jefferson Government Relations, 2001—2007. Vice president, Federal Government Relations American College of Surgeons Inc., Washington.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Mississippi 1977, United States District Court (northern and southern districts) Mississippi 1977, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1977.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member Democratic State Executive Committee, 1976-1984, 88-96. Member Mississippi Governor's Constitutional Study Commission, 1986. Member Democratic National Committee, 1990-1992.

    Charter member Democratic Leadership Council NETWORK, 1988. USDOT representative Mississippi Special Task Force for Economic Development Planning, 2000-2001. Major United States Army Reserve, 1970-1990.

    Member of Mississippi Bar Association.

    Connections

    • Married Krista Nix, July 10, 1999. Children from previous marriage: Wilson Harris, Lewis Hamilton, Pamela Camille.
    • father: Woodrow Wilson Golden
    • mother: Constance Annette (Harris) Golden
    • spouse: Krista Nix
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    Born February 15, 1948
    (age 69)
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