Harry Gold­man Jr., Bal­ti­more at­tor­ney

Baltimore Sun - - OBITUARIES - — Jac­ques Kelly

Harry Gold­man Jr., an at­tor­ney who prac­ticed law for 60 years, died of pneu­mo­nia Oct. 4 at Northwest Hospi­tal. The Pikesville res­i­dent was 92. Born in Bal­ti­more, he was the son of Dr. Harry Gold­man Sr. and Bessie Co­hen.

He was a 1942 grad­u­ate of the Park School. Dur­ing World War II, he served in the Army Air Forces as a me­chanic sta­tioned in Caserta, Italy.

He earned a bach­e­lor’s de­gree at the Johns Hop­kins Univer­sity and was a 1951 grad­u­ate of the Columbia Univer­sity Law School.

He joined the Na­tional La­bor Re­la­tions Board in North Carolina be­fore re­turn­ing to Bal­ti­more to prac­tice law. At his death, he was a part­ner with Robert G. Skeen in the firm of Skeen, Gold­man LLP.

“He had nu­mer­ous vic­to­ries in lit­i­ga­tion, and he was suc­cess­ful in get­ting ran­dom se­lec­tion of ju­rors be­fore the Supreme Bench of Bal­ti­more City,” said Mr. Skeen. “He rep­re­sented as­bestos vic­tims, both in the state and fed­eral courts, since the 1970s. He also rep­re­sented clients be­fore the Mary­land Court of Ap­peals in con­nec­tion with his as­bestos prac­tice.

“He was the con­sum­mate le­gal pro­fes­sional and a pow­er­ful ad­vo­cate,” Mr. Skeen said. He en­joyed hunt­ing and fish­ing. A me­mo­rial ser­vice will be held at 5 p.m. today at the Bal­ti­more Bar Li­brary in the Clarence M. Mitchell Jr. Court­house, 100 N. Calvert St.

Sur­vivors in­clude three sons, Roger Gold­man of Mi­ami and Roy S. Gold­man and Ge­orge F. Gold­man, both of Bal­ti­more; a brother, Robert Gold­man of Cal­i­for­nia; and two grand­chil­dren. His mar­riages to Lenora Shapiro and Kath­leen Busch ended in di­vorce.

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