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 Elizur Goodrich Jr.

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Elizur Goodrich Jr.

Birth
Durham, Middlesex County, Connecticut, USA
Death 2 Nov 1849 (aged 88)
New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Burial New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Plot Cypress Avenue, Lot 7
Memorial ID 8477914 View Source
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US Congressman. After graduating from Yale College in 1779, he studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in New Haven, Connecticut, in 1783. He was a member of the Connecticut State House of Representatives. In 1799, he was elected as a Federalist to the Sixth Congress, serving until he resigned in 1801. He then was appointed by President John Adams collector of customs at New Haven and elected in 1803, to the Connecticut Governor’s council, serving until 1818. In addition, he was professor of law at Yale College, judge of the probate court, chief judge of the New Haven County Court, a member of the New Haven City Council, Mayor of New Haven and a member of the corporation of Yale College. His brother Chauncey Goodrich, was also a United States Congressman.

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  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/8477914/elizur-goodrich : accessed ), memorial page for Elizur Goodrich Jr. (24 Mar 1761–2 Nov 1849), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8477914, citing Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .