Jasper Goodwill

Jasper Goodwill

Birth
Minden, Webster Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 10 Nov 1974 (aged 84)
Minden, Webster Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Minden, Webster Parish, Louisiana, USA
Plot Section D
Memorial ID 56088096 · View Source
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Bio information: John Agan.

The son of Alfred Jasper Goodwill and Sallie Fort; he was the grandson of CSA Capt. Alfred Goodwill, a prominent Minden merchant.

Jasper was a graduate of Minden High School; enlisted in the U.S. Army during World War I. After the war, he became assistant postmaster for the town of Minden until 1923. He would go on to work for Empire Southern Gas Company and would retire from the position of manager in 1954.

In 1955, he became a transitional mayor of Minden between the terms of John T. David and Frank T. Norman. During his three year service as Minden mayor, he gained health insurance and pension coverage for municipal employees.

He married Annie Eldredge (1889-1959) from Abbeville, Vermilion parish, Louisiana. They had the following children: Marion Jasper Goodwill, Robert Eldredge Goodwill and Gloria Goodwill.



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  • Created by: Scout Finch
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56088096
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jasper Goodwill (18 Nov 1889–10 Nov 1974), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56088096, citing Minden City Cemetery, Minden, Webster Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Scout Finch (contributor 47112463) .