Oliver Howard Goodwin

19 February 1905–October 1984 (Age 79)
Linn, Oregon, United States

The Life of Oliver Howard

When Oliver Howard Goodwin was born on 19 February 1905, in Linn, Oregon, United States, his father, William Orvil Goodwin, was 45 and his mother, Elvina May Stowers, was 32. He married Naomi Esther White on 15 January 1938, in Vancouver, Clark, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died in October 1984, in Lebanon, Linn, Oregon, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Lebanon, Linn, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oliver Howard Goodwin
Annabelle Smith
Ida Elvina Goodwin
LeRoy Goodwin
Oliver Durrell Goodwin

Spouse and Children



    Ida Elvina Goodwin


    Oliver Durrell Goodwin


    LeRoy Goodwin


Parents and Siblings

    William Orvil Goodwin





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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1911 · First U.S. Primary Elections Held

Age 6

The first U.S. primary elections were held in Oregon in 1911. 

Age 22

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Godewyn, Old English Gōdwine, composed of the elements gōd ‘good’ + wine ‘friend’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Oliver H Goodwin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Oliver Goodwin in household of William Goodwin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Oliver H Goodwin in household of William O Goodwin, "United States Census, 1920"

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