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JLGoodmanobit - / 'VOLUME 48 J. L. GOODMAN EXPIRES AFTER 1...
/ '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. Funeral services were held at the Baptist church in Franklin at 2:30 p. m. Wednesday with Rev. J. L. Wallace, Wallace, pastor of the church officiating. jjudge W. C. Davis of Bryan, and Ju7ige J. Felton Lane of Hearne represented represented the Robertson County Bar Association in tributes paid to the veteran veteran member of the Association. Masonic ceremonies were held at the Franklin cemetery, where interment took place. The body lay in state at the church from 11:30 a. m. until the hour of the funeral., , ,..•„..,...-,.... .. .. ; Members of Judge Goodman's immediate immediate family who survive him are i^ix daughters and four sons, Mrs. ^i'aggie Griffin and Mrs. Amos Stone of Hearne, Mrs. Edgar Hall of Waco, Mrs. A. R. Brown of Temple, Mrs. F. S. Blue of Independence, and Mrs. Fred Gant of Thorndale Grady Goodman Goodman of Waco, Grover Goodman of Jewett, Albert Goodman of Bryan, and Tom Goodman of Austin; a nephew of this city, James W. Goodman; Goodman; two brothers and two sisters, Wtfm Goodman of Franklin,"and Lafayette Lafayette Goodman of Santa Anna, Mrs. George Stewardson of Santa Anna and Mrs. Mary Jane Lane of Temple. The Flower Show basement of Tuesday by enthusiasts members the hostess and early Mrs. winner greatest The the First C. W. Horlock; First Brady; third, First second, Mrs. G. First Waltmon; third, First Hairrell; Mrs. First A. B. Easterwood; First R. M. Thames; First R. 0. Carrington; First Mrs. guskic; First Williams; third, First Thames, McCollum; First Hensarling; Mrs. C. Former Hearne Man Died in Fort Worth Under T. Moore, Choral Thursday All invited been By Choral "Roses "Gypsy "Gypsy Harvest

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

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