Born: Dec 12, 1946 AD
Currently alive, at 68 years of age.
1946 - Born on the 12th of December.
1979 - Goldsmith began his career in politics when he defeated Democratic Judge Andrew Jacobs Sr. in the Marion County prosecutor's race.
- Goldsmith defeated Democratic Judge Andrew Jacobs Sr. in the race for Marion County Prosecutor.
1988 - John Mutz made an unsuccessful bid for Governor of Indiana, calling upon Goldsmith to be his running mate.
1991 - Goldsmith ran under the Republican ticket for Mayor, defeating his Democratic Party opponent Louis Mahern by a clear majority.
1995 - Goldsmith was a leading force in the rebirth of Downtown Indianapolis. While Circle Centre Mall began under Hudnut, it was Goldsmith who made it a reality.
1992-1999 - Goldsmith served as Mayor of Indianapolis for two terms.
2000 - Goldsmith was chief domestic policy advisor to President George W. Bush in the campaign and then served as Special Advisor to President Bush on faith-based and not for-profit initiatives.
2001 - He was appointed chair to the Corporation for National and Community Services, a position he still holds.
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