John Reinhard Goodman
John R. Goodman became pastor of the Episcopal congregation in Brunswick, New York in April 1821 and continued there until 1828. He then served as rector of Christ Church, New Bern, North Carolina, from 1828 to 1834 Thereafter, until 1837, he was rector of St. John's Church, Carlisle, Pennsylvania. He served as Chaplain of the Senate (1836-1837). In later years he lived in Philadelphia and remained active in denominational gatherings up until the year of his death. He died in Philadelphia on July 8, 1865.
He was the author of ‘’Pennsylvania Biography, or Memoirs of Eminent Pennsylvanians’’ (1840).
Goodman married Julia W (Woodbridge) Rodman, They had three children: Catherine Goodman, Charlotte Goodman and Julia M. Goodman, who married. Byron Pomeroy.
- General Alumni Catalogue of the University of Pennsylvania, by University of Pennsylvania. General Alumni Society, 1922
- History of Brunswick, New York History of Brunswick, New York, from Landmarks of Rensselaer County, by George Baker Anderson
- Crown of Life, by Gertrude Carraway
- Journal of the General Convention of the Protestant Episcopal, Issues 53-57, by Episcopal Church. Diocese of Pennsylvania, p 18
- General alumni catalogue of the University of Pennsylvania, by University of Pennsylvania. General Alumni Society, 1922
- Genealogy of the Rodman Family, 1680-1886
Edward Young Higbee
|30th US Senate Chaplain
December 28, 1836 – September 11, 1837