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John Benjamin Goodwin, American lawyer. Member general council, City of Atlanta, 1874-1881; member Georgia House of Representatives, 1890-1891; member board commissioner, Fulton County, Georgia, 1903-1904, chairman, 1905. Active in.

Background

Goodwin, John Benjamin was born on September 22, 1850 in Cobb County, Georgia, United States. Son of Williamson Harvey and Lucinda (Page) Goodwin.

Education

Educated in private grammar and high schools of Georgia.

Career

Admitted to Georgia bar, 1871. Reporter Daily Atlanta Herald, 1871-1872. In general practice of law at Atlanta, 1874-1905.

Membership

Member general council, City of Atlanta, 1874-1881. Member Georgia House of Representatives, 1890-1891. Member board commissioner, Fulton County, Georgia, 1903-1904, chairman, 1905.

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Connections

Married Emma A. McAfee, September 20, 1877 (died 1915). Married second, A. J. Norton, February 22, 1916.

father:
Williamson Harvey Goodwin

mother:
Lucinda (Page) Goodwin

spouse:
Emma A. McAfee

spouse:
A. J. Norton