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lawyer , retired judge.

Sidney Goldmann, American lawyer, retired judge.


Goldmann, Sidney was born on November 28, 1903 in Trenton, New Jersey, United States. Son of Samuel and Stella (Reich) Goldmann.


1 son, Donald Alan. Bachelor of Science magna cum laude in Math, Harvard, 1924, Bachelor of Laws, 1927.


Bar: New Jersey bar 1928. City attorney, acting city manager, Trenton, 1935-1939. Executive clerk Governor Charles Edison, 1942-1944.

New Jersey state librarian, 1944-1947. Head archives and history bureau Division New Jersey Library, 1947-1948. Standing master New Jersey Supreme Court, 1949-1951.

Became judge New Jersey Superior Court, 1951. Presiding and administrative judge New Jersey Superior Court (Appellate Division), until 1971. Of counsel Katzenbach, Gildea & Rudner, Trenton, New Jersey.

Served 1947, New Jersey Constitutional Convention as historian and archivist, and chairman Government's Committee Preparatory Research. Chairman New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Committee, Education Law Center.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (with Thomas J. Graves) The Organization and Administration of the New Jersey Highway Dept, 1942. Contributor to: (with Thomas J. Graves) A History of Trenton, 1679-1929, 1929. Editor: (with Thomas J. Graves) Proceedings New Jersey Constnl.

      Convention of 1947 (5 vols.). President Trenton Free Public Library. Chairman Trenton Bicentennial Committee.

      Board of directors Trenton Jewish Community Center, Trenton Jewish Federation (president, 1936-1940, life member), Trenton Jewish Family Service (life member, past president), Greenwood House, Helene Fuld Medical Center, Trenton, Trenton Council Social Agilysys (president 1951-1953), American Jewish Committee (life. member of the board of governor), Council Jewish Federation and Welfare Funds, Jewish Welfare Board, American-Jewish Tercentenary Commn.


Member Mercer County Bar Association (past president), New Jersey Bar Association, American Bar Association., Trenton History Society (past president), Trenton Jewish History Society (past president), American Judicature Society, Institute Judicial Administration, New Jersey Constitutional Convention Association, Harvard Law School Association of New Jersey (past president), National Conference of Christians and Jews. Clubs: Harvard of New Jersey, Trenton Symposium.


Married Beatrice Corosh, November 20, 1938.

Samuel Goldmann

Stella (Reich) Goldmann

Beatrice Corosh