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G.I. Goodwin George Iverson Goodwin
Full Name: George Iverson Goodwin
Date of birth: August 1, 1835
Date of death: October 26, 1916

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 18 Jan 13, 1874 - Apr 18, 1876 14th   Democrat Bryan / Brazos   Brazos, Leon, Robertson
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • G.I. Goodwin. House Journal. 14th R.S.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Geo. I. Goodwin (1835-1916), burial in Greenleaf Cemetery, Brownwood, Brown County. Includes portrait, biographical sketch in Brownwood Bulletin, 8/24/1909 (birth date 8/1/1835, "staunch Democrat"). Find a Grave.
  • GOODWIN, GEORGE IVERSON (1835-1916). Birth date 8/1/1835, death date 10/18/1916. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, Col. George Iverson Goodwin, Volume III, p. 1152, birth date 8/1/1835. A History of Texas and Texans, 1914.
  • Obituary and photo, George Iverson Goodwin, "Father of A.&M. College Dies in Brownwood Today: Col. G.I. Goodwin Passes Away After Lingering Illness at Home of His Son, Judge Goodwin," The Daily Bulletin (Brownwood, Texas), 10/26/1916, pp. 1, 3, crediting Howard Payne University Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Company F, Spaight’s Battalion, later served in Gen. Tom Green's brigade and under Samuel G. Ragsdale. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Other Resources
  • G.I. Goodwin, postoffice Bryan, Brazos County, lawyer, born in Georgia, moved to Texas 1843, Democrat. Directory of the Members and Officers of the Fourteenth Legislature of the State of Texas . . ., 1874.
  • George Iverson Goodwin, birth date 8/1/1835 in Virginia, death date 10/26/1916 in Brownwood, Brown County, Texas, lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. G.I. Goodwin, 14th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 14th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    14th R.S. - 1874
    Engrossed Bills  
    Judiciary No. 2  
    Military Affairs (Chair) 
    Removal of Judge J.B. Williamson, 6th Judicial District (Co-Chair) 
    Removal of Judge M. Priest, 4th Judicial District  
    Texas Central Railroad  

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