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Samuel Goode (March 21, 1756 – November 14, 1822) was a United States Representative from Virginia. Born in "Whitby," Chesterfield County, he completed preparatory studies, studied law, was admitted to the bar and practiced. During the American Revolutionary War he served as a lieutenant in the Chesterfield Troop of Horse and later as a colonel of militia. He was a member of the Virginia House of Delegates from 1778 to 1785, and was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the Sixth Congress, serving from March 4, 1799 to March 3, 1801. After leaving Congress, Goode returned to law, along with managing his land."[1]

Samuel Goode
Samuel Goode (Virginia Congressman).jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Virginia's 8th district
In office
March 4, 1799 – March 3, 1801
Preceded byThomas Claiborne
Succeeded byThomas Claiborne
Member of the Virginia House of Delegates from Mecklenburg County
In office
1778–1781
Alongside Henry Delony, Robert Munford and Lewis Burwell
In office
1783–1784
Alongside Thomas Pettus and William Randolph
Personal details
Born(1756-03-21)March 21, 1756
Chesterfield County, Virginia
DiedNovember 14, 1822(1822-11-14) (aged 66)
Invermay, Virginia
Political partyDemocratic-Republican
Military service
AllegianceUnited States of America
Branch/serviceVirginia militia
RankColonel
Battles/warsAmerican Revolutionary War

His son was Dr. Thomas Goode, who was later the owner and operator of the Homestead spa.[2]

He died in Invermay, Mecklenburg County; interment was on his estate near Invermay.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Samuel Goode (1756 - 1822)". findagrave.com. Retrieved 27 May 2016.
  2. ^ Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography. Volume II. Page 110.
  3. ^ United States Congress. "Samuel Goode (id: G000279)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Thomas Claiborne
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Virginia's 8th congressional district

1799–1801
Succeeded by
Thomas Claiborne