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Judge Greene Herbert Goodson Sr.

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Judge Greene Herbert Goodson Sr.

Birth
Bowie County, Texas, USA
Death
23 Dec 1915 (aged 58)
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Burial
Comanche, Comanche County, Texas, USA GPS-Latitude: 31.9069659, Longitude: -98.5987979
Plot
Center Section B-10
Memorial ID
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Graveside services for Judge Greene Herbert Goodson, Sr were conducted by Rev. Randolph Clark of Stephenville, assisted by Judge T.H. Conner, of the Court of Civil Appeals of Fort Worth, and Past Grand Master T.C. Yantis of Brownwood. The remains were escorted from the train station by the Hope Lodge of Masons. Mr. Goodson's father died shortly before his birth and his mother moved from Bowie County, Texas to Alabama a few years. He returned to Texas in 1870. He worked in the Mercantile business utilizing the time as it permitted him to acquire an education. He took up the study of law in his later youth under the guidance of Oran M. Roberts. He completed his course of study in the office of Coke, Herring & Anderson of Waco. He was admitted to the bar in 1876 and that same year, moved to Hamilton County to begin his practice. Herbert Goodson was a tall, athletic young man. He entered the reach for being a member of the Legislature in the fall of 1878. After his election, he gathered considerable attention. After one term, he never became a candidate again. In 1880, he married Miss Nora Neavitt of Austin. The family moved from Hamilton to Comanche in 1890 where he formed a partnership with Judge N. R. Lindsey, which continued until Judge Lindsey went on the bench. Judge Goodson was also associated with Herbert Goodson in the practice of law. Judge Goodson was a strong man. His religion was as broad as his charity. He was made a Mason in Hamilton during his early years and received the degrees of the Chapter in Comanche on 30 January 1894. Survived by his wife; two sons - Herbert N. Goodson and Dr. Thomas N. Goodson. He and his wife lost one daughter, Bessie Goodson at the age of 14.

The Comanche Vanguard
January 7, 1916
Graveside services for Judge Greene Herbert Goodson, Sr were conducted by Rev. Randolph Clark of Stephenville, assisted by Judge T.H. Conner, of the Court of Civil Appeals of Fort Worth, and Past Grand Master T.C. Yantis of Brownwood. The remains were escorted from the train station by the Hope Lodge of Masons. Mr. Goodson's father died shortly before his birth and his mother moved from Bowie County, Texas to Alabama a few years. He returned to Texas in 1870. He worked in the Mercantile business utilizing the time as it permitted him to acquire an education. He took up the study of law in his later youth under the guidance of Oran M. Roberts. He completed his course of study in the office of Coke, Herring & Anderson of Waco. He was admitted to the bar in 1876 and that same year, moved to Hamilton County to begin his practice. Herbert Goodson was a tall, athletic young man. He entered the reach for being a member of the Legislature in the fall of 1878. After his election, he gathered considerable attention. After one term, he never became a candidate again. In 1880, he married Miss Nora Neavitt of Austin. The family moved from Hamilton to Comanche in 1890 where he formed a partnership with Judge N. R. Lindsey, which continued until Judge Lindsey went on the bench. Judge Goodson was also associated with Herbert Goodson in the practice of law. Judge Goodson was a strong man. His religion was as broad as his charity. He was made a Mason in Hamilton during his early years and received the degrees of the Chapter in Comanche on 30 January 1894. Survived by his wife; two sons - Herbert N. Goodson and Dr. Thomas N. Goodson. He and his wife lost one daughter, Bessie Goodson at the age of 14.

The Comanche Vanguard
January 7, 1916


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