Frederick Harris Goff (Frederick Harris Goff)

Frederick Harris Goff

Lawyer and Cleveland civic leader. Born in Blackbury, Illinois to Frederick C. and Catherine Brown Goff. Frederick received a bachelor degree of philosophy in 1881. He was admitted to the Ohio bar in 1884. Frederick was widely known for a civil leader. Frederick worked primarily in corporate law, specializing in reorganization and financial problems. During World War I, he served on the Mayor’s advisory war committee and was appointed by Pres. Woodrow Wilson as vice-chairman of the War Finance Corp.’s capital issues committee. He served as director or officer in railroad, manufacturing, and service companies. He married Frances Southworth on 16 Oct. 1894; they had three children: Frederika, William S., and Frances M. Goff died in Cleveland, Ohio. (bio by: Shock)

Born

  • December, 15, 1858

Died

  • March, 03, 1923

Cemetery

  • Lake View Cemetery
  • Ohio
  • USA

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