Oscar Goodman

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Oscar Goodman
Oscar Goodman 2003.jpg
Goodman in 2003
First Gentleman of Las Vegas
Assumed office
July 6, 2011
MayorCarolyn Goodman
Preceded byCarolyn Goodman
21st Mayor of Las Vegas
In office
June 8, 1999 – July 6, 2011
Preceded byJan Laverty Jones
Succeeded byCarolyn Goodman
Personal details
Born
Oscar Baylin Goodman

(1939-07-26) July 26, 1939 (age 80)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Political partyIndependent (2009–present)
Other political
affiliations
Democratic (1998–2009)
Spouse(s)
Carolyn Goldmark (m. 1962)
Children4
ResidenceLas Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
Alma materHaverford College
University of Pennsylvania Law School (J.D.)
ProfessionAttorney and politician

Oscar Baylin Goodman (born July 26, 1939) is an American attorney and politician. He was the mayor of Las Vegas, Nevada from 1999 to 2011. His wife, Carolyn Goodman, replaced him as mayor in 2011.

Goodman is an Independent and a former member of the Democratic Party.[1]

Goodman is known for legalizing prostitution in Las Vegas and allowing brothels to be open in Las Vegas.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Goodman Switches Party Affiliation. KXNT, Ret. December 16th 2009[permanent dead link]
  2. Neff, Erin (2003-10-24). "LEGALIZED PROSTITUTION: Vegas brothels suggested". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Retrieved 2007-09-10.