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James Thomas Gooch, American lawyer. Member War Memorial Stadium, Little Rock, 1946-1967, Arkansas Senate, 1940-1944; Served to Lieutenant United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1945.; Member American Judicature Society, American, Arkansas, S.W. Arkansas, Clark County bar associations, American Trial Lawyers Association, Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association (president 1971-1973).

Background

Gooch, James Thomas was born on December 10, 1913 in Vanndale, Arkansas, United States. Son of Samuel Amos and Augustus (Halk) Gooch.

Education

Student, Ark.

Career

Bar: Arkansas bar 1940. Practiced in, Wynne, 1940-1946, Arkadelphia, 1954-1984. Member firm Gooch & Gooch, 1940-1946.

United State Attorneys Eastern District Arkansas, 1946-1954. Partner firm Lookadoo, Gooch & Lookadoo, 1954-1975, Lookadoo, Gooch & Ashby, 1975-1984. Vice president, director Elk Horn Bank & Trust Company.

President, United States Attorney’s Conference, 1948-1950. President Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association, 1971-1973.

Membership

Member War Memorial Stadium, Little Rock, 1946-1967, Arkansas Senate, 1940-1944. Served to Lieutenant United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1945. Member American Judicature Society, American, Arkansas, S.W. Arkansas, Clark County bar associations, American Trial Lawyers Association, Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association (president 1971-1973).

Connections

Children: Edris Johanna Gooch Quinn, Marilyn Kay Gooch Peterson.

father:
Samuel Amos Gooch

mother:
Augustus (Halk) Gooch

child:
Edris Johanna Gooch Quinn Gooch

child:
Marilyn Kay Gooch Peterson Gooch