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'VOLUME 48 J. L. GOODMAN EXPIRES AFTER 1 SHORT ILLNESS Judge Jacob L. Goodman, 86, of Franklin, pioneer Central Texas lawyer lawyer and former veteran member of the Texas Legislature, died early Tuesday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Edgar Edgar Hall, at Waco, where he had been visaing for the last ten days. He became became ill the day after reaching Waco. Born in Georgia, Judge Goodman located at Franklin in 1881 and had lived there for the last 57 years. He first was elected Representative from Robertson county to the Twenty- second Legislature. He had served as House member during the regular and special sessions of the Thirty-first, Foriy-secoml and Forty-third Legislatures. Legislatures. During his tenure of service in the Legislature, Judge Goodman wa.-: chairman of the House Judiciary committee and a member >jf other important important committee groups. For four years Judge Goodman was County Judge of Robertson county. He was President of the Robertson County Bar Association, and was an outstanding leader in the Baptist denomination denomination in Central Texas. He had been a member of the Masonic fraternity fraternity for many years, having affiliated affiliated with the Patrick Lodge at Franklin in 1881 as a charter member. He held a life membership in that body. MANY The annual Flower Show basement of Tuesday by enthusiasts members of the hostess and early Mrs. C. winner greatest The the judges First in C. W. Horlock; First in Brady; third, Mrs. First in second, Mrs. Mrs. G. C. First in Waltmon; third, Mrs. First in Hairrell; second, Mrs. Olen First in A. B. Brady; Easterwood; First in R. M. Thames; First in

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  1. The Hearne Democrat,
  2. 06 May 1938, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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