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Goodwin Chase, American banker. Recipient Distinguished Service award Ellensburg Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1945, Sigurd S. Larmon award National Council on Crime and Delinquency, 1969; Lamplighter award National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, 1972.


Chase, Goodwin was born on June 30, 1911 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Goodwin and Laurene G. (Crosthwaite) Chase.


Educated, University of Southern California, 1930-1931; Educated, Institute Economics, Brookings Institution, 1933-1934.


With, Washington National Bank, Ellensburg, 1939-1958; vice president, Washington National Bank, 1940-1956; president, Washington National Bank, 1957-1958; with, National Bank of Washington, Tacoma, 1958-1970; executive vice president, National Bank of Washington, 1958; president, chairman, National Bank of Washington, 1959-1970; president, Pacific National Bank of Washington (consolidation of National Bank of Washington and Pacific National Bank of Seattle 1970) (now First Interstate Bank of Washington)), 1970-1972; also director, Pacific National Bank of Washington (consolidation of National Bank of Washington and Pacific National Bank of Seattle 1970) (now First Interstate Bank of Washington)). President Central Washington Broadcasters, Inc., 1947-1958, N.W. Chemicals, Inc., 1951-1955. Member of advisory commission to the United States comptroller currency, 1962-1963.

Member United States Renegotiation Board, Washington, since 1973, chairman, 1977-1979.


Member Western International Trade Group, Department Commerce, 1966-1970, President's National Citizens Committee on Community Relations, 1964-1966. Chairman Washington State Council on Higher Education, since 1969, 1969-1970. Chairman Washington, National Council Crime and Delinquency, since 1964, 1965-1967.

Member Seattle Regional Export Expansion Council, since 1962, chairman, 1967-1969. Member Pacific Northwest Ballet Association, chairman, 1966-1969. Board directors Adlai E. Stevenson Institute International Affairs, 1966-1973, Tacoma General Hospital, 1968-1973.

Chairman United Good Neighbor Fund Pierce County, since 1964, Tacoma General Hospital, United Arts Council Puget Sound, 1968-1972. Trustee Tacoma Art Museum, since 1959, president, 1959-1961. Member Pierce County Art Commission, since 1986.

Trustee Washington State International Trade Fair, 1960-1964, Tacoma Athletic Commission, 1960-1973. Chairman Tacoma Philharmonic, Inc., 1960-1962. Board regents Pacific Lutheran University, 1970-1974.

Member visiting committee College Arts and Sciences, University Washington, 1962-1964. Member lay advisory board St. Jospeh's Hospital, 1966-1972. Member American, Washington bankers associations Clubs: Tacoma Country and Golf.


Married Gudrun M. Mack, May 9, 1936. Children: Anthony G., Christine M. (Mistress Payne Kenyon Kellogg), Stephen M.

Goodwin Chase

Laurene G. (Crosthwaite) Chase

Gudrun M. Mack

Anthony G. Chase

Christine M. Chase (Mistress Payne Kenyon Kellogg)

Stephen M. Chase