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Henry J. Goodman Edit Profile

furniture manufacturing and retail executive

Henry J. Goodman, American Furniture manufacturing and retail executive. Avocations: golf, tennis. M C. Recipient Edward M. Baker Young Leadership award Jewish Community Federation, 1963, Charles Eisenman award, 1988; Distinguished Svc. award United States Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1967.

Background

Goodman, Henry J. was born on September 16, 1932 in Cleveland. Son of Eugene H. and Beatrice (Fuhrer) Goodman.

Education

Bachelor, Case Western Reserve University, 1954.

Career

Chairman of the Board, president, H. Goodman, Inc., Cleveland, since 1962. Chairman JL Goodman Furniture Inc., Cabinet Shoppes, Inc. Board directors National.City Bank, Cleveland.

Achievements

  • Avocations: golf, tennis. M C.

Membership

Chairman board of trustees Cleveland State University. Chairman of the Board United Way, Cleveland. Chairman Greater Cleveland Commision on Urban Poverty.

Member distribution committee Cleveland Foundation. Vice president Council Jewish Federation, New York City. Member Executive Committee Mount Sinai Medical Center, Cleveland.

Board directors New Cleveland Campaign, Musical Arts Association, Greater Cleveland Growth Association. President Jewish Community Federation, 1982-1985, Hillel of N.E. Ohio, 1970-1972. First lieutenant United States Air Force, 1955-1957.

Member 50 Club of Cleveland.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, tennis.

Connections

Married Lois Klein, March 24, 1956. Children: Stephen J., Bruce H.

father:
Eugene H. Goodman

mother:
Beatrice (Fuhrer) Goodman

spouse:
Lois Klein

child:
Stephen J. Goodman

child:
Bruce H. Goodman