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Lawyer , editor

James Madison Goodhue, American lawyer, editor.

Background

Goodhue, James Madison was born on March 31, 1810 in Hebron, New Hampshire, United States. Son of Stephen and Betsey (Page) Goodhue.

Education

Graduate Amherst College, 1833.

Career

Settled in Lancaster, Wisconsin, practiced law. Bought Wisconsin Herald, 1845, editor, 1845-1849. Began publishing Minnesota Pioneer, St. Paul, 1849.

Staunch conservative, comdemned any kind of speculation. Accompanied Indian commissioner to signing of 1st treaties with Sioux Indians at Traverse des Sioux, 1851. Goodhue County (Minnesota) named for him by Minnesota Legislature, 1853.

Author: Struck a Lead (novel).

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Struck a Lead (novel).

Connections

Married Henrietta Knuland, December 22, 1843.

father:
Stephen Goodhue

mother:
Betsey (Page) Goodhue

spouse:
Henrietta Knuland