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James Stephen Golden (September 20, 1891 – September 6, 1971) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky.

James Stephen Golden
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kentucky's 8th district
In office
January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1955
Preceded byJoe B. Bates
Succeeded byEugene Siler
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kentucky's 9th district
In office
January 3, 1949 – January 3, 1953
Preceded byWilliam Lewis
Succeeded byDistrict eliminated
Personal details
Born(1891-09-20)September 20, 1891
Barbourville, Kentucky, U.S.
Died September 6, 1971(1971-09-06) (aged 79)
Pineville, Kentucky, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Alma materUnion College
University of Kentucky
University of Michigan
Professionlawyer, prosecutor, politician

Born in Barbourville, Kentucky, Golden attended grade school in Barbourville and high school at Union College, Barbourville, Kentucky. He attended the University of Kentucky at Lexington, receiving the A.B., 1912 and then got his law degree from the law school of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, LL.B., 1916. He was admitted to the bar in 1916 and commenced the practice of law in Barbourville, Kentucky, the same year.

Golden was elected county attorney of Knox County, Kentucky, in 1918 and served until 1922. He served as delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1952.

Golden was elected as a Republican to the Eighty-first and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1949 – January 3, 1955). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1954 to the Eighty-fourth Congress. He resumed the practice of law. He died in Pineville, Kentucky, September 6, 1971. He was interred in Pineville Memorial Cemetery.

ReferencesEdit

  • United States Congress. "James S. Golden (id: G000258)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
William Lewis
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kentucky's 9th congressional district

January 3, 1949 – January 3, 1953
Succeeded by
District eliminated
Preceded by
Joe B. Bates
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kentucky's 8th congressional district

January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1955
Succeeded by
Eugene Siler

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