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Philip H. Goodman (1914-1976)
MSA SC 3520-12489


Born Philip Henry Goodman in Kolk, Poland, November 26, 1914.  Son of Harry and Sarah (Schnitzer) Goodman.  Attended City College; Baltimore Law School; Jewish; Married Dickee M. Howard.  One son, Gilbert Goodman.  Died May 1,1976, Baltimore, Maryland.  Buried at Har Sinai, Ownings Mills, Maryland.

Philip Goodman was a member of the Maryland Senate from Baltimore City District 5, 1955-60.  He was then elected president of the Baltimore City Council and became mayor of Baltimore on December 6, 1962, following the resignation of Mayor J. Howard Grady.  He completed the remaining months of Grady's term, and lost in the May 1963 Baltimore City municipal election to Theodore McKeldin.

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