William Raymond Goodrich

22 April 1880–15 July 1953 (Age 73)
White, Illinois, United States

The Life of William Raymond

When William Raymond Goodrich was born on 22 April 1880, in White, Illinois, United States, his father, Alfred Goodrich, was 39 and his mother, Margaret Melinda Goodrich, was 17. He lived in Webber Township, Jefferson, Illinois, United States in 1930. He died on 15 July 1953, in Bluford, Jefferson, Illinois, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Bluford, Jefferson, Illinois, United States.

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 5

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Middle English personal name Goderiche, Old English Gōdrīc, composed of the elements gōd ‘good’ + rīc ‘power’.2 Americanized spelling of German Güttrich, cognate with 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William R Goodrich, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Ray Goodrich, "BillionGraves Index"
  • William Raymond Goodrich, "Find A Grave Index"

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