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Elliot H. Goodwin

Elliot H. Goodwin, American civil service organization administrator.


  • Goodwin, Elliot H. was born on January 6, 1874 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Hersey Bradford and Ellen Christina (Hopkinson) Goodwin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1895, A.M., 1896. Doctor of Philisophy, University of Leipzig, 1900.


    • Assistant secretary and secretary National Civil Service Reform League, 1902-1912. General secretary Chamber of Commerce, United States of America, August 1912-1920, resident vice president 1920-1926. Commissioner of civil service, State of Massachusetts, since 1927.

      Home: Cambridge, Mass.


    • Married Isabel M. Geer, February 19, 1914. Children: Katharine Throop, Eliot Hersey.
    • father: Hersey Bradford Goodwin
    • mother: Ellen Christina (Hopkinson) Goodwin
    • spouse: Isabel M. Geer
    • children: Katharine Throop Goodwin
    • Eliot Hersey Goodwin
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    Died February 15, 1931
    (aged 57)