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John F. Goudy
John F. Goudy
TitleJohn F. Goudy
SubjectBloomington, Illinois; Education; Schools; Teachers
Descriptionborn on a farm in Ohio, one of nine children. He was a good student and persisted as far as his junior year in Knox College, which he left when offered a teaching position. He moved from place to place to find better positions and in that way came to Bloomington as principal of the high school, later being made the superintendent of schools."" Was married to Amanda Goudy and had son Frederic William Goudy March 9, 1865. (Behind the Type: The Life story of Frederic W. Goudy by Bernard Lewis)
CreatorLauney, Shelbyville, ILL
SourcePeople; Illinois Picture File 29
Digitization SpecificationsHP Scanjet 4070 Photosmart Scanner with HP Software
RightsThis image may be used freely, with attribution, for research, study and educational purposes. For permission to publish, distribute, or use this image for any other purpose, please contact the Bloomington Public Library, 205 E. Olive St., P.O. Box 3308, Bloomington, IL 61702-3308. Phone: 309.828.6091; Email:
CollectionBloomington Normal Local History Resources (Illinois Wesleyan University/Bloomington Public Library)
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