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Elizabeth Bass Golding, American judge. Bar: New York 1923.


Golding, Elizabeth Bass was born on April 12, 1902 in New York City. Daughter of William and Dora (Binkow) Bass.


Bachelor of Laws (scholar), New York University. Postgraduate, Wellesley College. Postgraduate, Adelphi College.


Practiced in, New York City, 1923-1940;in, Hempstead, New York, since 1940. Specialist in real estate law. Director corporations.

Lecturer and community consultant. Regional chairman Office Civilian Defense, 1942-1945. Vice chairman United Service Organizations, Nassau County, 1943-1946.

Chairman Serviceman's Legal Aid Committee for Mitchel Field., New York, 1942-1946. Legal adviser Wayside Home of Salvation Army, 1949-1950. Commissioner of correction State of New York, 1961-1963.

Family court judge for, Nassau County, since 1963.


  • Bar: New York 1923.


  • Other Work

    • Author: The Health of the Nation, 1940, Don't Underestimate Woman Power

    • also pamphlets.


Organized National Woman's Forum, Inc. (founder 1946), Woman's Forum of Nassau County (founder-organizer 1944), Woman's Forum of Worcester County, Massachusetts (founder-organizer). Pioneered in inter-group education of women's organizations on community level.

Organized Human Relations Workshop, 1948-1950. President Hope for Youth, Inc., agency establishing group homes for homeless children, since 1970, founder-president emeritus, since 1979. Member National Council Jewish Women (director national board and Executive Committee, national chairman social legislation 1938-1944), National Woman's Forum, Inc.

(president 1952), International Association Women Lawyers (delegate to United Nations Commision on Human Rights 1959), United Hias Service, Inc. (Executive Committee, national board), National Association Women Lawyers (chairman labor relations, regional director 1959-1961), Nassau County Bar Association (chairman community relations committee), Woman's Bar Association Nassau County (president 1943-1945), Zonta (honorary member Long Island) F C.


Married Samuel Golding, November 26, 1931.

William Bass

Dora (Binkow) Bass

Samuel Golding