Herbert Ross Goodhart

8 September 1895–31 December 1953 (Age 58)
Centre Hall, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Herbert Ross

When Herbert Ross Goodhart was born on 8 September 1895, in Centre Hall, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Miller Goodhart, was 24 and his mother, Lettie Agnes Ross, was 21. He married Myrtle Elizabeth Zeigler about 1916. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Lock Haven, Clinton, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920 and South Williamsport, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. He died on 31 December 1953, in Madisonburg, Miles Township, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 58.

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Herbert Ross Goodhart
Myrtle Elizabeth Zeigler
Marriage: about 1916
Gerald H. Goodhart

Spouse and Children

about 1916


    Gerald H. Goodhart


Parents and Siblings

    John Miller Goodhart





World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 10

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 17

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a kindly person, from Middle English gode ‘good’ + herte ‘heart’.2 Probably also an Americanized form of German Gothard or Swiss Gutherz, a nickname for a charitable person, from Middle High German guot ‘good’ + herze ‘heart’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • H R Goodheart, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Herbert R Goodheart, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Herbert R Goodhart in household of J Miller Goodhart, "United States Census, 1910"

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