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  Goddard, Jr., Samuel P. "Sam"
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NameSamuel P. "Sam" Goddard, Jr.
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Tucson, Arizona , United States
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Born August 08, 1919
DiedFebruary 01, 2006 (86 years)
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InfoBirth Date: August 8, 1919
Birth State: Missouri
Party: Democrat
Family: Married, three children
Religion: Unitarian
School(s): Harvard University, University of ArizonaPeriods in Office: From: January 4, 1965
To: January 2, 1967

War(s) Served: World War II

SAMUEL PEARSON GODDARD JR. was born in Clayton, Missouri, on August 8, 1919. He received a B.A. from Harvard University in 1941, and a LL.B. from the University of Arizona in 1949. He opened a law office in Tucson. Goddard served as a communications and operations officer in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II. Goddard served as a member of the White House Conference on Children and Youth in 1959 and that same year he chaired the Tucson Youth Study Committee. Goddard ran unsuccessfully for governor in 1962, but won the seat in 1964. During his administration, Goddard concentrated on industrial development, equal rights, water and the importance of Mexico and Sonora to Arizona. He ran again in 1966 and 1968. Since his term as governor, Sam Goddard has remained active in politics and the community.

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Feb 01, 2006 12:00pm Obituary Former Arizona governor (Goddard) dead at 86  Article Thomas Walker 

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Importance? 8.00000 Average

FAMILY
Wife Julia "Judy" Hatch Goddard Jul 01, 1944-Aug 15, 1999
Son Terry Goddard 1947-

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  11/05/1968 AZ Governor Lost 42.16% (-15.67%)
  09/10/1968 AZ Governor - D Primary Won 73.39% (+53.68%)
  11/08/1966 AZ Governor Lost 46.23% (-7.54%)
  09/13/1966 AZ Governor - D Primary Won 44.89% (+6.58%)
  11/03/1964 AZ Governor Won 53.24% (+6.48%)
  09/08/1964 AZ Governor - D Primary Won 60.04% (+30.08%)
  11/06/1962 AZ Governor Lost 45.17% (-9.65%)
  09/11/1962 AZ Governor - D Primary Won 59.85% (+32.66%)
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