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Guy D. Goff
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Guy D. Goff

Guy Despard Goff (September 13, 1866 - January 7, 1933) was a United States Senator from West Virginia. September 13 is the 256th day of the year (257th in leap years). ... 1866 (MDCCCLXVI) is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... January 7 is the seventh day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... The United States Senate is the upper house of the U.S. Congress, smaller than the United States House of Representatives. ... Official language(s) English Capital Charleston Largest city Charleston Area  Ranked 41st  - Total 24,244 sq mi (62,809 km²)  - Width 130 miles (210 km)  - Length 240 miles (385 km)  - % water 0. ...


Born in Clarksburg, West Virginia, he attended the common schools and William and Mary College. He graduated from Kenyon College (in Gambier, Ohio) in 1888 and from the law department of Harvard University in 1891; he was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Boston, Massachusetts. Clarksburg is a city located in Harrison County, West Virginia. ... The College of William and Mary in Virginia is a public, liberal-arts university located in Williamsburg, Virginia. ... Kenyon College is a private liberal arts college in Gambier, Ohio, founded in 1824 by Bishop Philander Chase of the The Episcopal Church, in parallel with the Bexley Hall seminary. ... Gambier is a village located in Knox County, Ohio. ... Harvard redirects here. ... Nickname: City on a Hill, Beantown, The Hub of the Universe (The State House, according to Oliver Wendell Holmes, is the hub of the Solar System), Athens of America Location in Massachusetts Counties Suffolk County Mayor Thomas Menino (D) Area    - City 232. ...


In 1893 he moved to Milwaukee, Wisconsin in and continued the practice of law; he was elected prosecuting attorney of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin in 1895 and was appointed by President William H. Taft as United States district attorney for the eastern district of Wisconsin from 1911 to 1915. Goff was appointed special assistant to the Attorney General of the United States in 1917, and during the First World War he was commissioned a colonel in the Judge Advocate General's Department of the United States Army and served in France and Germany in 1918-1919. Nickname: Cream City, Mil Town, Brew City, The City of Festivals Location of Milwaukee in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin Coordinates: County Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett Area    - City 251. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards and appeal to a wider international audience, this article may require cleanup. ... Milwaukee County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... William Howard Taft I (September 15, 1857–March 8, 1930) was the 27th President of the United States (1909-1913), and the 10th Chief Justice of the United States (1921 - 1930). ... United States Attorneys represent the U.S. federal government in United States district court. ... The United States Attorney General is the head of the United States Department of Justice concerned with legal affairs and is the chief law enforcement officer of the United States government. ... Ypres, 1917, in the vicinity of the Battle of Passchendaele. ... This article is in reference to the U.S. JAG Corps. ... The United States Army is the largest branch of the United States armed forces and has primary responsibility for land-based military operations. ...


Goff was appointed by President Woodrow Wilson as general counsel of the United States Shipping Board in 1920 and later became a member, serving until 1921; he was appointed an assistant to the Attorney General on several occasions from 1920 to 1923. He returned to Clarksburg in in 1923 and was elected as a Republican to the U.S. Senate and served from March 4, 1925, to March 3, 1931; he was not a candidate for renomination in 1930. Thomas Woodrow Wilson (December 28, 1856 – February 3, 1924) was the 28th President of the United States (1913–1921). ... A General Counsel is the chief lawyer of a legal department, usually in a corporation or government department. ... The United States Shipping Board was dissolved and the functions transferred to the United States Maritime Commission on 29 June 1936 by Executive Order Number 6166 and act. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Democratic Party. ... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... 1931 (MCMXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link is to a full 1931 calendar). ...


While in the Senate, he was chairman of the Committee on Expenditures in Executive Departments (Seventy-first Congress). He resided in Washington, D.C. and died at his winter home in Thomasville, Georgia in 1933, aged 66. Interment was in Arlington National Cemetery. Nickname: DC, The District Motto: Justitia Omnibus (Justice for All) Location of Washington, D.C., with regard to the surrounding states of Maryland and Virginia. ... Thomasville is located in Thomas County, Georgia. ... The Tomb of the Unknowns Arlington National Cemetery, in Arlington, Virginia, is an American military cemetery established during the American Civil War on the grounds of Arlington House, formerly the estate of the family of Robert E. Lees wife Mary. ...


Guy D. Goff was a son of Nathan Goff, a U.S. Senator and Representative from West Virginia, and was the father of Louise Goff Reece, a U.S. Representative from Tennessee. Nathan Goff, Jr. ... Seal of the House of Representatives The United States House of Representatives (or simply the House) is one of the two chambers of the United States Congress, the other being the Senate. ...

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Preceded by:
Davis Elkins
Class 2 Senator from West Virginia
1925–1931
Succeeded by:
Matthew M. Neely
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Class 2: Willey • Davis • KennaCamdenS. ElkinsD. ElkinsWatsonN. GoffD. ElkinsG. GoffNeelyRosierShottRevercombNeelyHoblitzellRandolphRockefeller The Biographical Directory of the United States Congress is a biographical dictionary of all members of both houses of the United States Congress, past and present. ... Davis Elkins Davis Elkins (January 24, 1876 - January 5, 1959) was a United States Senator from West Virginia. ... West Virginia was admitted to the Union on June 19, 1863. ... Matthew Neely Matthew M. Neely (b. ... West Virginia was admitted to the Union on June 19, 1863. ... Image File history File links Senate_cap. ... Arthur Ingram Boreman (July 24, 1823–April 19, 1896) was the first governor of the U.S. state of West Virginia. ... Allen T. Caperton Allen Taylor Caperton (November 21, 1810 – July 26, 1876) was an American politician who was a United States Senator serving as a Democrat, as well as previous positions. ... Samuel Price (July 28, 1805 - February 25, 1884) was a United States Senator from West Virginia. ... Note: This is NOT the former President of the University of Virginia, also named Frank Herefored, for whom Hereford Residential College is named. ... Johnson Newlon Camden (March 6, 1828 - April 25, 1908) was a United States Senator from West Virginia. ... Charles J. Faulkner Charles James Faulkner (September 21, 1847 - January 13, 1929) was a United States Senator from West Virginia and the son of Charles James Faulkner, a U.S. Representative from Virginia and West Virginia. ... William Edwin Chilton (March 17, 1858 - November 7, 1939) was a United States Senator from West Virginia. ... Howard Sutherland (September 8, 1865 March 12, 1950) is an American politician. ... Matthew Neely Matthew M. Neely (b. ... Henry D. Hatfield (b. ... Rush Dew Holt Sr. ... U.S. Senator, born in Brown, West Virginia. ... William Ramsey Laird, III (June 2, 1916 - January 7, 1974) was a United States Senator from West Virginia. ... Image:Chapman Revercomb. ... Wikiquote has a collection of quotations related to: Robert Byrd Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Robert Byrd Robert Carlyle Byrd (born November 20, 1917 in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina), a Democrat, is West Virginias senior United States Senator. ... Henry Gassaway Davis (16 November 1823 - March 11, 1916) was a U.S. Democratic politician from West Virginia. ... John E. Kenna (NSHC statue) John Edward Kenna (April 10, 1848 – January 11, 1893) was an American politician who was a Senator from West Virginia from 1883 until his death. ... Johnson Newlon Camden (March 6, 1828 - April 25, 1908) was a United States Senator from West Virginia. ... Stephen Benton Elkins (September 26, 1841 - January 4, 1911) was an American industrialist and political figure. ... Davis Elkins Davis Elkins (January 24, 1876 - January 5, 1959) was a United States Senator from West Virginia. ... Clarence Wayland Watson (1864-1940) was a coal mining baron from West Virginia. ... Nathan Goff, Jr. ... Davis Elkins Davis Elkins (January 24, 1876 - January 5, 1959) was a United States Senator from West Virginia. ... Matthew Neely Matthew M. Neely (b. ... Hugh Ike Shott was a newspaper editor, pioneer broadcaster, and Republican politician in West Virginia. ... Image:Chapman Revercomb. ... Matthew Neely Matthew M. Neely (b. ... John Dempsey Hoblitzell, Jr. ... Jennings Randolph (March 8, 1902–May 8, 1998) was an American politician from West Virginia. ... John Davison Rockefeller IV (born on June 18, 1937), generally known as Jay Rockefeller, has served as a Democratic U.S. Senator from West Virginia since 1985. ...


 
 

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