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Lawyer , coal company executive

William Wallace Goldsmith, American Lawyer, coal company executive. Bar: Virginia 1914, West Virginia 1920. Member American Bar Association, West Virginia Bar Association, Edgewood Country Club (Charleston). M C.

Background

Goldsmith, William Wallace was born on May 17, 1893 in Newark. Son of W. H. and Amelia (Hensley) Goldsmith.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, University Richmond, 1913.

Career

Private practice, Richmond, Virginia, 1914-1920;private practice, Beckley, West Virginia, 1920-1937;private practice, Charleston, 1937-1992;president, Elk Horn Coal Corporation, 1953-1992. Director Kentucky River Coal Corporation.

Achievements

  • Bar: Virginia 1914, West Virginia 1920.

Membership

Member American Bar Association, West Virginia Bar Association, Edgewood Country Club (Charleston).

Connections

Married Mary Nan McGinnis, June 15, 1921. 1 child, Beth Goldsmith Childers Junior.

father:
W. H. Goldsmith

mother:
Amelia (Hensley) Goldsmith

spouse:
Mary Nan McGinnis

child:
Beth Goldsmith Childers Junior Goldsmith