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Joseph Augustus Goulden

Joseph Augustus Goulden, American congressman. member and sec; member 58th to 61st Congresses (1903-1911), 18th New York Dist.

Background

  • Goulden, Joseph Augustus was born on August 1, 1844 in Adams County, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William and Mary A. (Wivell) Goulden.

  • Education

    • Served in navy, May 1864-1866.

    Career

    • Engaged in insurance business. State manager Pennsylvania Reformatory, 1884-1888. School commissioner, New York City, 1893-1898.

      State trustee Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Home, Bath, New York. Chairman memorial committee, G.A.R., New York, 1896-1902, and a member and secretary of the commission that erected the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Memorial monument in New York. Member 58th to 61st Congresses (1903-1911), 18th New York District, and 63d Congress (1913-1915), 23d District.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member and sec; member 58th to 61st Congresses (1903-1911), 18th New York Dist.

    Connections

    • Married Isabelle Allwein, December 1867.
    • father: William Goulden
    • mother: Mary A. (Wivell) Goulden
    • spouse: Isabelle Allwein
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    Born August 1, 1844
    Died March 3, 1915
    (aged 70)
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