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Lawyer

Hawkins Golden, American lawyer. Bar: Aditted to Texas bar 1930.

Background

Golden, Hawkins was born on June 24, 1905 in Morton, Mississippi, United States. Son of John Jay and Mary Elizabeth (Hawkins) Golden.

Education

Bachelor, Vanderbilt University, 1926. Master of Arts, Harvard, 1927. Juris Doctor, Southern Methodist, University, 1930.

Career

Practiced in, Dallas, from 1930; member firm, Leake, Henry, Young & Golden, 1932-1947; senior partner, Leake, Henry, Golden & Burrow, 1947-1959; senior partner, Leake, Henry, Golden, Burrow & Potts, 1959-1966; senior partner, Golden, Potts, Boeckman & Wilson, from 1966.

Achievements

  • Bar: Aditted to Texas bar 1930.

Politics

When peaceful alternatives to resolve the conflict failed, the use of force may be the only option to check aggression or genocide.

Views

Christians should read the Bible as part of a faith community, and try to put themselves into the story of God's dealings with humanity.

Membership

Member Dallas Hospital Foundation. Research fellow Southwestern Legal Foundation. Organizing director Dallas Crime Commission.

Board review Judge Advisory General Department, World World War II. Board development Southern Methodist University. Member Sons of the American Revolution, American Bar Association, Texas Bar Association, Dallas Bar Association (president 1950, chairman 1952), Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Chi, Delta Theta Phi.

Clubs: Mason (Dallas) (Shriner, Jester, 32), Dallas Country (Dallas), Salesmanship (Dallas), Idlewild (Dallas), Terpsichorean (Dallas), Calyx (Dallas), Rotary (Dallas) (president 1955-1956), Knife and Fork (Dallas) (president 1958-1960), Press (Dallas).

Connections

Married Margaret Jackson, February 25, 1939. Children– Margaret, Hawkins.

father:
John Jay Golden

mother:
Mary Elizabeth (Hawkins) Golden

spouse:
Margaret Jackson

child:
Hawkins Golden

child:
Margaret Golden