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John W. Goodwin

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Post Intelligencer
October 8, 1940

Death Claims John Goodwin

John W. Goodwin, a Seattle resident for fifty years, died yesterday at the Swedish Hospital after a short illness. He was seventy-two.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 tomorrow afternoon at Arthur A. Wright and Son funeral chapel, with burial at Mount Pleasant Cemetery.

Mr. Goodwin was born in Rockville, Ill., and was a registered pharmacist here before going to Alaska in the gold rush days. He was in the real estate business after returning to Seattle in 1900 and later joined his brothers Frank and the late E. S. Goodwin in building the Pike Place Market.

Mrs. Goodwin died in 1938. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Louise Craig and Mrs. Katherine Donaldson of Seattle, and five grandchildren. Three brothers of Mr. Goodwin also survive, Frank of Seattle, Benjamin of San Francisco and George of Illinois.