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  Goodrich, John Z.
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AffiliationRepublican   
NameJohn Z. Goodrich
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Stockbridge, Massachusetts , United States
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Born September 27, 1804
DiedApril 19, 1885 (80 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Jan 09, 2016 10:17pm
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InfoGOODRICH, John Zacheus, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Sheffield, Berkshire County, Mass., September 27, 1804; attended the common schools and Lenox Academy, Lenox, Mass.; studied law; was admitted to the bar and practiced; engaged in manufacturing; served in the State senate in 1848 and 1849; elected as a Whig to the Thirty-second and Thirty-third Congresses (March 4, 1851-March 3, 1855); member of the peace convention of 1861 held in Washington, D.C., in an effort to devise means to prevent the impending war; elected, as a Republican, Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts in 1860 and served from January 1, 1861, until his resignation on March 29, 1861; appointed collector of customs at Boston March 13, 1861, and served until March 11, 1865; retired from public life and died in Stockbridge, Mass., April 19, 1885; interment in Stockbridge Cemetery.


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  02/01/1861 Washington Peace Convention - Delegate Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/12/1854 MA District 11 Lost 30.42% (-20.10%)
  12/13/1852 MA District 11 - 2nd Trial Won 51.96% (+6.86%)
  11/08/1852 MA District 11 - 1st Trial Won 45.53% (+4.38%)
  05/26/1851 MA District 7 - 4th Trial Won 52.80% (+6.48%)
  04/07/1851 MA District 7 - 3rd Trial Won 48.24% (+5.22%)
  01/20/1851 MA District 7 - 2nd Trial Won 48.32% (+5.72%)
  11/11/1850 MA District 7 - 1st Trial Lost 45.30% (-0.45%)
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