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James P. Goodrich

Born: Feb 18, 1864

Death: Aug 15, 1940

Birthplace: Winchester

Nationality: United States

James P. Goodrich

Date of Birth : Feb 18, 1864
Date of Death : Aug 15, 1940
Birth Place : Winchester

James Putnam Goodrich, a Republican, was the 29th Governor of Indiana from 1917 to 1921. His term focused on reforming the operations of the state government and overseeing the state's contributions for World War I. He nearly died twice during his term, and spent a considerable time bedridden. Following his term as governor, he became increasingly wealthy from his business interests and owned a controlling share in many companies.

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