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Encyclopedia > John Noble Goodwin

John Noble Goodwin (October 18, 1824April 29, 1887) was a United States politician. He is one of a select few to serve in the United States House of Representatives from two different states, having been a Representative from Maine and a Delegate from the Territory of Arizona. October 18 is the 291st day of the year (292nd in Leap years). ... 1824 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... April 29 is the 119th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (120th in leap years). ... 1887 (MDCCCLXXXVII) is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar). ... The chamber of the United States House of Representatives is located in the south wing of the Capitol building, in Washington, D.C.. This photograph shows a rare glimpse of the four vote tallying boards (the blackish squares across the top), which display each members name and vote as... Official language(s) None Capital Augusta Largest city Portland Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 39th 86,542 km² 305 km 515 km 13. ... The Arizona Territory was an organized territory of the United States that existed between 1863 and 1912, as well as a territory of the Confederate States of America that existed from 1861 to 1865. ...


Goodwin was born in South Berwick, York County, Maine. He attended public schools and the local academy at Berwick, Maine, followed by Dartmouth College from which he graduated in 1844. He studied law, and was admitted to the bar in 1848. He went into practice in South Berwick, and was elected as a Republican member of the Maine State Senate in 1854. South Berwick is a town located in York County, Maine. ... York County is a county located in the state of Maine. ... Dartmouth College is a private academic institution in Hanover, New Hampshire, a member of the Ivy League, and one of the nine colonial colleges founded before the American revolution. ... 1844 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1848 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... 1854 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ...


In the elections of November 1860, Goodwin was elected as a Republican from the 1st Congressional District of Maine, narrowly beating the Democratic Party candidate. He served only one term in Congress (March 4, 1861-March 3, 1863) before being defeated for re-election in November 1862 by 247 votes by Lorenzo De Medici Sweat. President Lincoln swiftly appointed Goodwin as Chief Justice of Arizona Territory on March 6, 1863. When Arizona was organized, Goodwin was on August 21, 1863 appointed as the first Governor of the Territory. It fell to him to enter the Territory and formally proclaim its organization at Navajo Springs on December 29, 1863. 1860 is the leap year starting on Sunday. ... These are tables of congressional delegations from Maine to the United States Senate and United States House of Representatives. ... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... 1861 is a common year starting on Tuesday. ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... 1863 (MDCCCLXIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar). ... 1862 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Lorenzo De Medici Sweat (May 26, 1818 - July 26, 1898) was a U.S. Representative from Maine. ... Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865), sometimes called Abe Lincoln and nicknamed Honest Abe, the Rail Splitter, and the Great Emancipator, was the 16th President of the United States (1861 to 1865), and the first president from the Republican Party. ... March 6 is the 65th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (66th in Leap years). ... Official language(s) English Capital Phoenix Largest city Phoenix Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 6th 295,254 km² 500 km 645 km 0. ... August 21 is the 233rd day of the year (234th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... This is a list of governors of Arizona Territory: See also Arizona Arizona Territory List of Governors of Arizona Categories: Lists of United States territorial governors ... December 29 is the 363rd day of the year (364th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 2 days remaining. ...


Goodwin was elected as a Republican Delegate from Arizona Territory to the Thirty-ninth Congress and served a further two years in the House (March 4, 1865-March 3, 1867). He did not seek re-election in 1866, and did not return to Arizona, prefering instead to resume the practice of law in New York City. He died in Paraiso Springs, California, and was buried in Forest Grove Cemetery, Augusta, Maine. These are tables of congressional delegations from Arizona to the United States Senate and United States House of Representatives. ... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... 1865 is a common year starting on Sunday. ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... 1867 (MDCCCLXVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 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. ... Nickname: The Big Apple Motto: Official website: City of New York Location [[Image:|250px|250px|Location of City of New York, New York]] Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R... Nickname: Motto: Official website: www. ...


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Preceded by:
Daniel E. Somes
U.S. Representative, 1st Congressional District of Maine
1861-1863
Succeeded by:
Lorenzo De Medici Sweat
Preceded by:
none
Governor of Arizona Territory
1863-1866
Succeeded by:
Richard Cunningham McCormick
Preceded by:
Charles Debrille Poston
U.S. Delegate from Arizona Territory
1865-1867
Succeeded by:
Coles Bashford

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The state prosecutor for South Berwick was 30-year-old John Noble Goodwin, Esq., a North Berwick native who also lived on Main Street in the village, and whose office mid-century seems to have been in the building known as the Odd fellows’ Block.
John Noble Goodwin opened the prosecution: “May it please your honor: The respondent, William B. Smith, has been arraigned before you on a complaint charging him with the murder of Charles F. Brewster.
The thorough Goodwin produced testimony from a Lawrence tailor, saying he’d made the vest found in the woods, the Lawrence shoemaker who made the boots the Smith stole, all building the case that the victim indeed was Charles F. Brewster.
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