Biography of Harvey D. Goulder
Cuyahoga County, OH Biographies

HARVEY DANFORTH GOULDER early gained for himself a position of distinction as one of the able and representative members of the bar of his native City of Cleveland, and his has been a great and benignant influence in advancing maritime interests on the Great Lakes and their tributaries.

Mr. Goulder was born in Cleveland March 7, 1853, a son of Christopher and Barbara (Freeland) Goulder. He was graduated in the Cleveland High School and thereafter gave his attention to the study of law until he so fortified himself as to gain admission to the Ohio .bar, in 1875. Cleveland has figured continuously as the central stage of his professional and civic activities, and his has been special prominence in connection with maritime, insurance and corporation law. He did great service as counsel for the Lake Carriers Association, and was specially active in the furthering of legislation for the improvement of channels on the Great Lakes and their tributaries, and in the rehabilitating of the United States merchant marine.

In 1878 Mr. Goulder married Miss Mary Rankin, daughter of the late Rev. Jeremiah E. Rankin, of Washington.

A History of Cuyahoga County
and the City of Cleveland
By: William R. Coates
The American Historical Society
Chicago and New York, 1924

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