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Nathan Goff
Birth: Feb. 9, 1843
Harrison County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 24, 1920
Harrison County
West Virginia, USA

US Congressman, Presidential Cabinet Secretary, US Senator. He served during the Civil War as Major of the 3rd Virginia (Union) Volunteer Cavalry, which was made of of soldiers from the counties that eventually became West Virginia. In 1881 he was appointed as United States Secretary of the Navy by President President Rutherford B. Hayes, but resigned less then a year later. He was elected to represent West Virgnia's 1st District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1883 to 1889. He was then elected as a Republican Senator from West Virgnia to the United States Senate, serving from 1913 to 1919. (bio by: Russ) 
Family links: 
  Waldo Potter Goff (1796 - 1881)
  Laua Ellen Despard Goff (1842 - 1918)*
  Guy Despard Goff (1866 - 1933)*
  Waldo Percy Goff (1870 - 1922)*
  Nathan Goff (1843 - 1920)
  May Goff Lowndes (1849 - 1930)*
  Hattie Goff Porter (1857 - 1926)*
*Calculated relationship
Odd Fellows Cemetery
Harrison County
West Virginia, USA
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Record added: Nov 25, 2001
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Major, 4th West Virginia Cavalry. Union Prisoner of War, captured on January 28, 1864 near Burlington, West Virginia.
- Tony Klingensmith
 Added: Mar. 18, 2017
Thank you for your service to our country. RIP
- John Haseltine
 Added: Jul. 24, 2016

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