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educator , executive , Lawyer

Bernard Goodwin, American lawyer, executive, educator.


Goodwin, Bernard was born on December 19, 1907 in New York City. Son of Mayer and Hannah (Wald) Goodwin.


Bachelor of Science cum laude, New York University, 1928. Juris Doctor cum laude, Harvard University, 1931.


Lawyer, Seattle, 1931-1934; Lawyer, New York City, since 1935; lawyer, executive, Paramount Pictures Corporation, 1934-1957; secretary, director, Allen B. Dumont laboratories, Inc., Clifton, New Jersey, 1938-1955; president, director, Metropolitan Broadcasting Corporation, New York City, 1955-1959; Chairman of the Board, Sunrise Broadcasting Corporation, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1965-1977; guest lecturer, University of Michigan Law School, 1965-1968; guest lecturer, U. Bologna, Italy, 1971-1980; professor ospite, U. Padua, Italy, 1970; Adjunct Professor, New York Law School, New York City, since 1981. Trustee emeritus U. Detroit, since 1966.


  • Other Work

    • Author books and articles on legal and governmental subjects.


Member American Bar Association, Washington State Bar Association (honorary), Association Bar City of New York, American Society of Composers (director), Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, American Society International Law, American Foreign Law Association, Broadcast Pioneers, Copyright Society United States of America, American Arbitration Association (national labor panel), Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: Harvard (New York City).


Children: Charles Stewart, Wendy Melinda, Nadine Antonia.

Mayer Goodwin

Hannah (Wald) Goodwin

Charles Stewart Goodwin

Nadine Antonia Goodwin

Wendy Melinda Goodwin