John M. Goodenow
|John Milton Goodenow|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 11th district
March 4, 1829 – April 9, 1830
|Preceded by||John C. Wright|
|Succeeded by||Humphrey H. Leavitt|
|Supreme Court of Ohio|
February 1, 1830 – May 7, 1830
|Preceded by||Gustavus Swan|
|Succeeded by||Henry Brush|
|Member of the Ohio House of Representatives
from the Jefferson County district
December 1, 1823 – December 5, 1824
Serving with William Lowery
|Preceded by||Jere H. Halleck, James Wilson, Samuel McNary|
|Succeeded by||William Hamilton, William Lowery|
Westmoreland, New Hampshire
|Died||July 20, 1838
|Spouse(s)||Jane Waters, Sarah Lucy Wright Campbell|
|Children||Lucy, Angela Jane, Lucia|
Born in Westmoreland, New Hampshire, Goodenow attended the public schools. He engaged in mercantile pursuits. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Steubenville, Ohio, in 1813. He was appointed collector of direct taxes and internal duties for the sixth collection district of Ohio in 1817. He served as member of the State house of representatives in 1823.
Goodenow was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-first Congress and served from March 4, 1829, until April 9, 1830, when he resigned, having been chosen a judge of the supreme court of Ohio. He resigned in the summer of 1830 on account of ill health. He moved to Cincinnati in 1832. Ohio Presidential elector in 1832 for Andrew Jackson. He was appointed presiding judge of the court of common pleas in 1833. He died in Cincinnati, July 20, 1838. He was interred in Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati.
- Goodenow, John (1819). Historical Sketches of the Principles and Maxims of American Jurisprudence: In Contrast with the Doctrines of the English Common Law on the Subject of Crimes and Punishment. Steubenville, Ohio: James Wilson. OCLC 4343241. - “was the first important commentary on the status of the English common law in America”, and “is an important resource for legal historians studying the development of American jurisprudence.”, though only 100 copies were printed.
- "Past Grand Masters - 1827 John Milton Goodenow". Grand Lodge of Ohio. Retrieved 2012-12-21.
- Taylor 1899 : 193
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- Winkler, John F. (2004). "The Legal Literature of Ohio". The History of Ohio Law 2. Ohio University Press. p. 506. ISBN 0821415468.
- Wilson, James Grant; Fiske, John, eds. (1900). "Goodenow, John M.". Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography. New York: D. Appleton.
- Taylor, William Alexander; Taylor, Aubrey Clarence (1899). Ohio statesmen and annals of progress: from the year 1788 to the year 1900 ... 1. State of Ohio. p. 193.
- John M. Goodenow at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
- This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.