Goddard, Edwin C. (Edwin Charles), 1865-1942

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Professor of Law at University of Michigan.

From the description of Edwin C. Goddard papers, [ca. 1884]-[ca. 1940]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422863

Edwin C. Goddard was a professor of mathematics and later of law at the University of Michigan, 1895-1935.

Goddard was born August 20, 1965 in Winnebago, Illinois, the son of James W. and Mary Blodgett Goddard. He attended Winnebago schools and prepared for the university at Ann Arbor High School. He graduated form the University of Michigan with a bachelor of philosophy degree in 1889 and took a job teaching mathematics at Saginaw High School and served as principal from 1891-1895. From 1995-1900 was an instructor in mathematics at the University of Michigan. While teaching mathematics, Goddard enrolled in the Law Department and received a bachelor of law degree in 1899 and began teaching in the law department in 1900.

Goddard was promoted to full professor in 1903. Among his specialties were agency, bailment, public utilities, and real property law. He was secretary of the law faculty form 1901-1917 and in 1917-1918 served as chairman of the administrative committee of the Law School, directing its activities in the absence on leave of Dean Henry Bates. Goddard was a member of the first board of Governors of the Lawyers Club and served on the board until his retirement in 1935.

He was also active in community life, serving at various times as member of the board of education, park board, community fund and city selective service board and was prominent in the affairs of the First Congregational Church.

Goddard was married to Lillian Rosewarne of Decatur, Michigan in July of 1892. Goddard died August 18, 1942.

From the guide to the Edwin C. Goddard papers, [ca. 1884]-[ca. 1940], (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan)

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referencedIn Law School (University of Michigan) law lectures, 1881-1919 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn Zinn, Frank Towsley, 1905-1996. Frank T. Zinn class notebooks, 1925-1929. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Michener, Earl Cory, 1876-1957. Earl C. Michener papers, 1898-1934 and 1940-1954. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf University of Michigan. Law School. Law School (University of Michigan) law lectures, 1881-1919. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Earl C. Michener papers, 1898-1934 and 1940-1954, 1904-1934 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn Shirley Wheeler Smith Papers, 1881-1959 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
creatorOf Goddard, Edwin C. (Edwin Charles), 1865-1942. Edwin C. Goddard papers, [ca. 1884]-[ca. 1940]. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Douglas, Lloyd C. (Lloyd Cassel), 1877-1951. Lloyd Cassel Douglas papers, 1900-1954. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn University of Michigan Faculty and Staff Portraits, ca. 1860-ca. 1960 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn Arthur Lyon Cross Papers, 1897-1940 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
creatorOf Edwin C. Goddard papers, [ca. 1884]-[ca. 1940] Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn Lloyd C. Douglas Papers, 1900-1954 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
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