Goulder, Harvey Danforth was born on March 7, 1853 in Cleveland, Ohio, United States. Son of Christopher and Barbara (Freeland) Goulder.
Graduate Cleveland High School Admitted to bar, 1875, and began practice at Cleveland.
Admitted to bar, 1875, and began practice at Cleveland. Prominent in maritime, insurance and corporation law. General counsel Great Lakes Protective Association, American bureau of Shipping (New York).
Active in connection with legislation for improvement of channels on Great Lakes and tributaries and rehabilitating United States merchant marine.