Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Goodenow, Robert

Goodenow, Robert (brother of Rufus King Goodenow), a Representative from Maine; born in Henniker, Merrimack County, N.H., on April 19, 1800; moved with his parents to Bownfield, Maine, in 1802; attended the common schools at that place, and at Sanford in 1815 and 1816; studied medicine; went to Paris, Maine, and served as clerk of the courts during his brother’s illness; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1822 and commenced practice in Wilton, Maine; county attorney 1828-1834; moved to Farmington, Maine, in 1832 and continued the practice of law; elected ass Whig to the Thirty-second Congress (March 4, 1851-March 3, 1853); unsuccessful candidate for renomination; appointed State bank commissioner in 1857; county treasurer of Franklin County 1866-1868; again county attorney in 1869 and 1870; treasurer of the Franklin County Savings Bank 1868-1874; died in Farmington, May 15, 1874; interment in Riverside Cemetery.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Goodenow, Robert," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1220 Original Sources, accessed September 19, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=D2356J3Q5RBRL82.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Goodenow, Robert." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1220, Original Sources. 19 Sep. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=D2356J3Q5RBRL82.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Goodenow, Robert' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1220. Original Sources, retrieved 19 September 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=D2356J3Q5RBRL82.