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John D. Goodwin

Democratic

Date Party Office Votes Result
09-05-1865 Democratic AD-24 0 Win
09-04-1867 Democratic AD-24 0 Loss
 

Candidate Biography:

Married: Martha
Child: Grace (married Attorney General U. S. Webb)

1860-1877: Judge, Twenty-first Judicial District

  • NOTABLE NO VOTE (Slavery): Goodwin was one of 11 Assemblymembers (and 15 Legislators overall) who voted against SJR 1 (1865), adopting the Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which officially ended slavery in the United States.
  • Goodwin was the first State Assemblyman to represent Lassen County after its incorporation.