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  Goodyear, Charles
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NameCharles Goodyear
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, New York , United States
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Born April 26, 1804
DiedApril 09, 1876 (71 years)
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Apr 07, 2011 11:48am
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InfoGOODYEAR, Charles, a Representative from New York; born in Cobleskill, Schoharie County, N.Y., April 26, 1804; attended the Hartwick Academy in Otsego County; was graduated from Union College, Schenectady, N.Y., in 1824; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1826 and commenced practice in Schoharie, N.Y.; appointed first judge of Schoharie County in February 1838 and served until July 1847; member of the State assembly in 1840; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-ninth Congress (March 4, 1845-March 3, 1847); continued the practice of law in Schoharie until 1852, when he established the Schoharie County Bank and served as its president; elected to the Thirty-ninth Congress (March 4, 1865-March 3, 1867); was not a candidate for renomination in 1866; resumed the practice of law; delegate to the Union National Convention of Conservatives at Philadelphia in 1866 and to the Democratic National Convention in 1868; retired in 1869 and moved to Charlottesville, Va.; served as judge of the Albemarle County Court; died in Charlottesville, Va., on April 9, 1876; interment in Maplewood Cemetery.


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