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Wilson Golden, American lawyer. Bar: Mississippi 1977, United States District Court (northern and southern districts) Mississippi 1977, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1977. Recipient Distinguished Reporting award American Political Science Association 1971, United States Law Week award Bureau National Affairs, Inc., Washington, 1978.

Background

Golden, Wilson was born on February 15, 1948 in Holly Springs, Mississippi, United States. Son of Woodrow Wilson and Constance Annette (Harris) Golden.

Education

BPA, University Mississippi, 1970. Juris Doctor, University Mississippi, 1977.

Career

Public affairs journalist Public Broadcasting Service/Mississippi Authority for Educational television, Jackson, 1970-1972. Assistant secretary Mississippi State Senate, 1972-1976. Partner Lane & Henderson, Greenville, Mississippi, 1977-1980, Watkins Ludlam & Stennis, Jackson, 1980-1989.

Private practice Jackson, Washington, 1990-1996. Vice president government relations International Coach Federation Kaiser International, Inc., Fairfax, Virginia, 1996—1999. Senior congressional liaison United States Department Transportation, Washington, 1999-2001.

Vice president, of counsel Jefferson Government Relations, 2001—2007. Vice president, Federal Government Relations American College of Surgeons Inc., Washington.

Achievements

  • Bar: Mississippi 1977, United States District Court (northern and southern districts) Mississippi 1977, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1977.

Membership

Member Democratic State Executive Committee, 1976-1984, 88-96. Member Mississippi Governor's Constitutional Study Commission, 1986. Member Democratic National Committee, 1990-1992.

Charter member Democratic Leadership Council NETWORK, 1988. USDOT representative Mississippi Special Task Force for Economic Development Planning, 2000-2001. Major United States Army Reserve, 1970-1990.

Member of Mississippi Bar Association.

Connections

Married Krista Nix, July 10, 1999. Children from previous marriage: Wilson Harris, Lewis Hamilton, Pamela Camille.

father:
Woodrow Wilson Golden

mother:
Constance Annette (Harris) Golden

spouse:
Krista Nix