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James J. Goodwin


Centurion, 1869–1915

Full Name James Junius Goodwin

Born 16 September 1835 in Hartford, Connecticut

Died 23 June 1915 in Hartford, Connecticut

Buried Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford, Connecticut

Proposed by Samuel A. Strang, Morris K. Jesup, Henry G. Marquand, and Charles Tracy

Elected 6 November 1869 at age thirty-four

Archivist’s Note: Brother of Francis Goodwin; cousin of J. Pierpont Morgan; uncle of James Goodwin

Seconder of:

Century Memorial

James Junius Goodwin, a man of large wealth and charity, director in banks and railroads, interested in church clubs and patriotic organizations.

Henry Osborn Taylor
1916 Century Association Yearbook