Biographical Sketch of Max P. Goodman

Goodman, Max P.; attorney-at-law; born, Cleveland, Aug. 28, 1872; son of Jacob and Rosa (Herskovitz) Goodman; educated, public schools; married, Cleveland, Dec. 14, 1909, Julie E. Baumberger; one son, Julian M. Goodman, born, Jan. 1, 1913; councilman 5th district, 1899-1901; left school at 12 and worked at a fruit stand; at 15, drove a coal wagon; at 17, worked in a grocery and studied music; began to play the violin with an orchestra and became director; at 19, went to business college, continuing music study; became a stenographer; wrote The Ohio Governor’s March for McKinley’s Inaugural; obtained employment in the law office of Peter & Charles Zucker at 19; at 22, passed bar examination; gave up music as a profession when admitted to the bar; stood highest in class of men examined at Columbus; director The Youngstown & Ohio River R. R. Co., The Frankle Bros. Co., Youngstown; P. O. Viall Lumber Co., Limited, Port Daniel, Can.; pres. The Woodland Bldg. & Improvement Co.; Sec’y and treas. The Trenton Rock Oil & Gas Co. and The Majestic Oil Co.; general mngr. The M. M. Brown Realty Co.; member Cleveland Bar Ass’n; formerly pres. Y. M. H. A. & I. O. B. B.; member Forest City Lodge, F. & A. M., National Union, I. O. B. B. Hungarian Benevolent and Social Union and Tippecanoe Clubs.



The Book of Clevelanders: A Biographical Dictionary of Living Men of the City of Cleveland. Burrows Book Company. 1914.

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