Biography of James S. Goode
Springfield, Clark County, OH Biographies





JAMES S. GOODE, Judge of the Court of Common Pleas, Springfield; was born in Warren Co., Ohio, Jan. 22, 1823; his parents emigrated from the State of Virginia early in the history of the State of Ohio, and lived and died in Warren County. Judge Goode was educated at Miami University, from which he graduated in 1845; he subsequently studied law, and was admitted to the bar in January, 1848, and commenced the practice of his profession at Springfield in the following April, in partnership with Gem Charles Anthony; he was Mayor of the city one term, and County Prosecutor two terms; he continued in active practice until 1875, when, at the solicitation of the bar of the county, he consented to become a candidate for the office of Common Pleas Judge, and was elected without opposition, and reelected by the unanimous vote of both political parties, and is now serving as Judge for the second term. Judge Goode, while not an active partisan, was a Whig in politics until the organization of the Republican party, since which be has been actively identified with that party; he has also been identified with the business interests of the city and general interest of the county. His son, Frank C., is prominent among the younger members of the Springfield bar.

From:
History of Clark County, Ohio
W. H. Beers & Co.
Chicago 1881


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