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Lawyer , History educator

John Samuel Goff, American History educator, lawyer. Bar: Arizona 1978. Member Arizona History Foundation (board directors Tempe since 1980), Arizona History Society (Center Arizona chapter, board directors Phoenix chapter since 1978).

Background

Goff, John Samuel was born on June 20, 1931 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Samuel J. and Elizabeth (Wilhelm) Goff.

Education

AB, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1953; AM, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1955; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1960; Juris Doctor, Arizona State University, Tempe, 1974.

Career

From instructor to assistant professor of history, West Texas State University, Canyon, 1957-1960; professor of history, Phoenix College, since 1960; department chairman social science, Phoenix College, 1962-1969; director legal assistants program, Phoenix College, 1975-1985.

Achievements

  • Bar: Arizona 1978.

Membership

Member Arizona History Foundation (board directors Tempe since 1980), Arizona History Society (Center Arizona chapter, board directors Phoenix chapter since 1978).

Connections

Married Jean T. Lamb, August 7, 1955 (divorced 1964). 1 child, Margaret E. Married Lyenatte Swafford, September 16, 1967 (divorced 1986).

1 child, John S.

father:
Samuel J. Goff

mother:
Elizabeth (Wilhelm) Goff

spouses:
Jean T. Lamb

Lyenatte Swafford

children:
John S. Goff

Margaret E. Goff