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GOFF (Soundex G100) — See also COFF, FOG, FOGG, GAFF, GEOFF, GIFT, GILGOFF, GOFFAUX, GOFFE, GOFFEE, GOFFIGAN, GOFFIGON, GOFFIN, GRANGOFF, GROFF, KOFF, LEGOFF, MCGOFF, POFF, ROGOFF.

  GOFF: See also John Goff Ballentine — Nelson Luther Boyden — Edward Everett Brodie — Philip Pitt Campbell — Stephen Heard Darden — Harry Holswade — Goff Moore — Louise Goff Reece — Samuel Richeson — Houston Goff Young
  Goff, A. M. — of Chamberlain, Brule County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 17th District, 1907-08. Burial location unknown.
  Goff, Abe McGregor (1899-1984) — of Moscow, Latah County, Idaho. Born in Colfax, Whitman County, Wash., December 21, 1899. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; Latah County Prosecuting Attorney, 1926-34; member of Idaho state senate, 1941-42; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Representative from Idaho 1st District, 1947-49; defeated, 1948; member, Interstate Commerce Commission, 1958-67. Episcopalian. Member, Beta Theta Pi; Federal Bar Association; American Bar Association; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Elks; Freemasons. Died in Moscow, Latah County, Idaho, November 23, 1984 (age 84 years, 338 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Moscow Cemetery, Moscow, Idaho.
  Relatives: Son of Herbert William Goff (1868-1940) and Mary (Dorsey) Goff (1868-1935); married, August 24, 1927, to Florence Leticia Richardson (1892-1987).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Goff, Alice M. — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Goff, Bob (born c.1948) — of Casselberry, Seminole County, Fla. Born about 1948. School teacher; real estate agent; mayor of Casselberry, Fla., 2004-08; defeated, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Goff, Brenda (born c.1956) — of Mt. Vernon, Posey County, Ind. Born about 1956. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 2004, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Goff, C. J. — of Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Goff, Carol — of Michigan. Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Goff, Cecil D. — of California. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Goff, Charles — of Kanawha County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Kanawha County; elected 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Goff, Clifford See L. Clifford Goff
  Goff, Darius — of Pawtucket, Providence County, R.I. Republican. Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1920; Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Goff, Darius L. — of Warwick, Kent County, R.I. Mayor of Warwick, R.I., 1953-54. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Goff, David — of Randolph County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state senate 9th District, 1875-77. Burial location unknown.
  Goff, E. C. — of Ritchie County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Ritchie County, 1903-04. Burial location unknown.
  Goff, Edmund F. — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 8th District, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Goff, Ernest — of Eveleth, St. Louis County, Minn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Minnesota, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Goff, Eugene — of Cowen, Webster County, W.Va. Democrat. Chair of Webster County Democratic Party, 1975. Still living as of 1975.
  Goff, Fred H. — of Bridgeport, Harrison County, W.Va.; Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Democrat. Lawyer; chair of Harrison County Democratic Party, 1945-55. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Goff, Fred M. — of Fredericktown, Madison County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Madison County, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Goff, Frederick V. — of Blue Earth County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 14, 1879-80. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Goff, George W. — of Moriah, Essex County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Essex County, 1849-50; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Goff, Gordon (b. 1897) — of Grant City, Worth County, Mo. Born in Worth County, Mo., May 5, 1897. Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Worth County, 1943-46. Burial location unknown.
  Goff, Guy Despard (1866-1933) — also known as Guy D. Goff — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis.; Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Born in Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va., September 13, 1866. Republican. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1911-15; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War I; U.S. Senator from West Virginia, 1925-31; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1928. Episcopalian. Died in Thomasville, Thomas County, Ga., January 7, 1933 (age 66 years, 116 days). Interment at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.
  Relatives: Son of Laura E. (Despard) Goff and Nathan Goff, Jr.; married, September 8, 1906, to Anita F. Baker; father of Louise Goff Reece (1898-1970) (who married Brazilla Carroll Reece).
  Political family: Goff-Reece family of Clarksburg, West Virginia.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Goff, Hart W. — of Canterbury, Windham County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Canterbury, 1906, 1908, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Goff, Hattie B. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1949. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Goff, Hoy S. — of Spencer, Roane County, W.Va. Democrat. Member of West Virginia Democratic State Executive Committee, 1949. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Goff, J. B. — Republican. Presidential Elector for South Dakota, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Goff, John H. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1919-23; appointed 1919. Burial location unknown.
  Goff, John J. — of Essex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Essex County, 1956-57. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Goff, John M. — of Tift County, Ga. Member of Georgia state house of representatives from Tift County, 1937-38. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
John W. Goff Goff, John William (1848-1924) — also known as John W. Goff — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in County Wexford, Ireland, January 1, 1848. Democrat. Lawyer; New York City Recorder, 1895-1906; Justice of New York Supreme Court 1st District, 1907-18. Irish ancestry. Died November 9, 1924 (age 76 years, 313 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Goff, Jonathan — of Plainfield, Windham County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Plainfield, 1828, 1830, 1834, 1836. Burial location unknown.
  Goff, Kenneth — of Walworth County, Wis. Progressive. Candidate for Wisconsin state assembly from Walworth County, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Goff, Kenneth — of Leitchfield, Grayson County, Ky. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Goff, L. Clifford (born c.1940) — of Ogden, Weber County, Utah. Born about 1940. Dentist; mayor of Ogden, Utah, 1987-89; defeated, 1989. Still living as of 1991.
  Goff, Len — Democrat. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 26th District, 1994. Still living as of 1994.
  Goff, Linda R. — of Warren, Macomb County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state senate 10th District, 1998. Female. Still living as of 1998.
  Goff, Louise See Louise Goff Reece
  Goff, Lucius H. — of Chatham (now East Hampton), Middlesex County, Conn. Prohibition candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives, 1902 (Chatham), 1916 (East Hampton). Burial location unknown.
  Goff, Lyman B. — of Pawtucket, Providence County, R.I. Republican. Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Goff, Mary — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 23rd District, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Goff, Nathan, Sr. — of Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Harrison County, 1863, 1865, 1870. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Nathan Goff, Jr. (1843-1920).
  Political family: Goff-Reece family of Clarksburg, West Virginia.
  Goff, Nathan, Jr. (1843-1920) — of Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Born in Clarksburg, Harrison County, Va. (now W.Va.), February 9, 1843. Republican. Major in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Harrison County, 1867-68; delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1872, 1876; U.S. Attorney for West Virginia, 1876-82; candidate for Governor of West Virginia, 1876, 1888; U.S. Secretary of the Navy, 1881; U.S. Representative from West Virginia 1st District, 1883-89; defeated, 1870, 1874; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, 1892-1913; U.S. Senator from West Virginia, 1913-19. Episcopalian. Suffered a stroke of paralysis, and died, in Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va., April 24, 1920 (age 77 years, 75 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Clarksburg, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Nathan Goff, Sr.; married 1865 to Lrua Despard; married, August 28, 1919, to Catherine Penny; father of Guy Despard Goff (1866-1933); grandfather of Louise Goff Reece.
  Political family: Goff-Reece family of Clarksburg, West Virginia.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Goff, Robert E. — of Webster County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Webster County, 1979-84; appointed 1979. Still living as of 1984.
  Goff, Roy C. — of Kanawha County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Kanawha County, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Goff, Sidney Clayton — of Elkhorn, Walworth County, Wis. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1908 (alternate), 1912; member of Wisconsin state assembly from Walworth County, 1911-14. Burial location unknown.
  Goff, T. N. — Democrat. Candidate for West Virginia state senate 6th District, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Goff, William G. — of De Soto, Jefferson County, Mo. Postmaster at De Soto, Mo., 1895. Burial location unknown.
  Goff, William H. — of Plattsburgh, Clinton County, N.Y. Mayor of Plattsburgh, N.Y., 1912-15. Burial location unknown.
  Goff, William R. — of Wood County, W.Va. Democrat. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Wood County, 1960. Still living as of 1960.


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