Philip H. Goodman

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Philip H. Goodman
42nd Mayor of Baltimore
In office
Preceded by J. Harold Grady
Succeeded by Theodore McKeldin
President of the Baltimore City Council
In office
Member of the Maryland Senate
In office
Member of the Baltimore City Council
In office
Personal details
Born (1914-11-26)November 26, 1914
Kolk, Poland
Died May 1, 1976(1976-05-01) (aged 61)
Baltimore, Maryland
Political party Democratic
Profession Attorney

Philip H. Goodman (November 26, 1914 – May 1, 1976) was an American politician, 42nd Mayor of the City of Baltimore and a member of the Maryland Senate. He was Jewish of Polish descent and is buried at Har Sinai Cemetery in Owings Mills. Goodman was born in the shtetl of Kolk in what is now the Volyn Oblast of Ukraine, then part of the Volhynia Province of the Russian Empire.[1]


Goodman grew up in Baltimore and attended the Baltimore City College high school. He earned his law degree from the University of Baltimore School of Law.

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  1. ^ "Archives of Maryland". Retrieved 15 January 2015.