J.L. Goodman

Jacob Leonard Goodman

Full Name: Jacob Leonard Goodman
Date of birth: March 26, 1852
Date of death: May 8, 1938

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 63 Jan 10, 1933 - Jan 8, 1935 43rd (1)   Democrat Franklin / Robertson   Robertson
H 63 Jan 13, 1931 - Jan 10, 1933 42nd   Democrat Franklin / Robertson   Robertson
H 65 Jan 12, 1909 - Jan 10, 1911 31st (2)   Democrat Franklin / Robertson   Robertson
H 65 Jan 8, 1907 - Jan 12, 1909 30th   Democrat Franklin / Robertson   Robertson
H 48 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd (3)   Democrat Franklin / Robertson   Robertson

(1) Name, postoffice, occupation, association membership, relationship to persons in state or county government. Resolution, 9/18/1933, pp. 45-48, and Questionnaire Authorized and Directed by Resolution Adopted by the House, 10/11/1933, pp. 588-601. House Journal.
(2) Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture), 1910.
(3) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Jacob Leonard Goodman, birth date 3/26/1852 in Georgia; death date 5/3/1938 in Waco, McLennan County, Texas; attorney; burial or removal to Franklin, Texas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Jacob L. Goodman, birth date 3/26/1852, death date 5/8/1938, portrait, photo, burial in Franklin Cemetery, Franklin, Robertson County. Find a Grave.
  • John L. Goodman. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
  • John L. Goodman. Texas House of Representatives: A Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.
  • Judge Jacob L. Goodman, birth date 3/26/1852, death date 5/8/1938, wife Carrie I. Wheeless, burial in Franklin Cemetery, Robertson County. Robertson County Judge (1912-1915), State Representative (1889-1892; 1907-1908; 1931-1934). Robertson County, TXGenWeb Project.


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Committee Information top

43rd R.S. - 1933
Alleged Assault on Representative Burns, Investigate, Special (Chair) 
Banks and Banking  
Common Carriers  
Judiciary (Chair) 
42nd R.S. - 1931
Common Carriers  
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
Judicial Districts  
Municipal and Private Corporations  
31st 1st C.S. - 1909
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
Privileges, Suffrage, and Elections  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
State Affairs  
31st R.S. - 1909
Criminal Jurisprudence (Chair) 
Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts  
Public Buildings and Grounds  
30th R.S. - 1907
Constitutional Amendments  
Penitentiaries (Chair) 
Penitentiaries Subcommittee to Visit Penitentiaries (Chair) 
Private Corporations  
State Asylums  
22nd R.S. - 1891
Claims and Accounts  
Federal Relations  
Judicial Districts  
Privileges and Elections  

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