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Lawyer

William Charles Goudy, American lawyer. member Illinois Senate from Fulton and Mc-Donough counties, 1856-1861.

Background

Goudy, William Charles was born on May 15, 1824 in Indiana, United States. Son of Robert and Jane (Ansley) Goudy.

Education

Graduate Illinois College, 1845.

Career

Admitted to Illinois bar, 1847. State attorney 10th Judicial District Illinois, 1852-1855. Member Illinois Senate from Fulton and Mc-Donough counties, 1856-1861.

Delegate National Democratic Convention, 1868. Prominent Midwest lawyer, expert on real estate law. General counsel Chicago & Northwestern Railway, 1893.

Counsel for defense in Wabash, St. Louis & Pacific Railway Company versus Illinois case.

Membership

Member Illinois Senate from Fulton and Mc-Donough counties, 1856-1861.

Connections

Married Helen M. Judd, 1849.

father:
Robert Goudy

mother:
Jane (Ansley) Goudy

spouse:
Helen M. Judd