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John Zacheus GOODRICH

(1804-1885)

GOODRICH, 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.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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