John B. Goodwin

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Birthday
22, 1850
Birthplace
Georgia
Death Date
May 12, 1921 (70)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
22, 1850
Birthplace
Georgia
Death Date
May 12, 1921 (70)

About

News reporter for the Daily Herald who became the mayor of Atlanta in 1883 and stayed on during the Panic of 1893.

Before Fame

He attended Gartrell & Stephens, where he studied law.

Trivia

After serving as mayor of Atlanta, he became city attorney for ten years.

Family Life

He was born in Cobb Country, Georgia.

Associated With

He served as grand secretary for the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, which claimed William McKinley as a member.