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Jacob Peck Goodson Reynolds, LL.B.

Lexington, Kentucky

Delta Chi; Henry Clay Law Society.

"On with the dance! Let joy be unconfined." Goodson "Alphabet" Reynolds left us in mid-semester to don his Uncle Sam's Khaki and with wonted chivalry guard the nurses in Hospital Unit No. 40. In fair weather or foul Goodson smiles and the world smiles with him. He is as clean as the proverbial hound's tooth. This apostle of sunshine has a weakness for ruffles and curls and they generally have a weakness for him. When it comes to entertaining, he is a player-piano and a cage of monkeys in one. His motto is: "Work little and worry less."

-The Kentuckian, 1918*

Jacob Peck Goodson Reynolds (July 30, 1895 - January 5, 1936) was born in Slaughters, Kentucky to Warren Lee Reynolds and Ida Katherine Goodson. Reynolds practiced law in Lexington after receiving his LL.B.. He practiced with his brother, J. Owen Reynolds (UK Law '15). Reynolds returned to Warren County in 1930 and operated a farm during the six years before his death. He married Jessie Elizabeth Cowles in 1918.

*Mr. Reynolds is often listed with the class of 1918 or 1919. His wartime service, however, delayed his graduation to 1920.