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Thomas Phelps Gose, American lawyer. Decorated Bronze Star.

Background

Gose, Thomas Phelps was born on December 25, 1901 in Walla Walla Washington. Son of Thomas Phelps and Clara (Crowe) Gose.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, University Washington, Seattle, 1925.

Career

Admitted to Washington bar, 1925. Practiced in Walla Walla, 1925-1942, 45-70. Member firm Gose & Gose, and predecessors, 1925-1970.

Attorney City of Walla Walla, 1932-1941. President, director Ridpath Hotel, Inc., Spokane, Washington, 1951-1970. Vice-president, director Walla Walla Canning Company, 1951.

Member of advisory board for Spokane, Seattle First National Bank, 1958-1970. President, director Hotel Spokane, Ltd., 1961-1963.

Membership

Member firm Gose & Gose, and predecessors, 1925-1970. Member of advisory board for Spokane, Seattle First National Bank, 1958-1970. Member judicial council State of Washington, 1941-1942.

Board regents Washington State University, 1959-1965, president, 1963-1964. Served to major Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Fellow American Bar Foundation.

Member American, Washington (president 1967-1968) bar associations, American Judicature Society, Eastern Washington History Society (trustee).

Connections

Married Jane Ankeny, June 29, 1928 (deceased).; married second, Margaret Jane Sell, June 11, 1964. Children: John Ankeny, Phelps Ridpath, Jane Beclen.

father:
Thomas Phelps Gose

mother:
Clara (Crowe) Gose

spouse:
Jane Ankeny

spouse:
Margaret Jane Sell

child:
John Ankeny Gose

child:
Phelps Ridpath Gose

child:
Jane Beclen Gose