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Title UPA A Century Later
Subject Newspapers; Newspaper publishing; Journalism
Creator Utah Press Association
Publisher Utah Press Association
Contributors Cornwell, J. M.
Date 1996
Type Text
Format image/jpeg
Identifier PN4844.U8 U8 1996
Source Original Book: UPN A Century Later
Language eng
Rights Management Digital image copyright 2005, University of Utah. All rights reserved.
Holding Institution University of Utah
Source Physical Dimensions 14 cm x 21.5 cm
Metadata Cataloger Kelly Taylor
ARK ark:/87278/s6319w0z
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416710
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6319w0z

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Title Page544
Description UTAH PRESS ASSOCIATION (1891), The Wedge of Gold, (1894) and As I Remember Them (1913). Always a staunch Republican, his pen and voice played an important part in politics of the West. A brilliant public speaker, he was in demand at events ranging from political campaigning to fund-raisers and to commendation banquets. His patriotism was of the kind that would naturally come to a family such as his with an unbroken line to the earliest days of American history. His parental grandfather fought under direct command of George Washington and his father was a veteran of the War of 1812. A member of the state's Constitutional Convention, he worked untiringly for the betterment and progress of Utah for 35 years. His history in other Western states before that time is one long succession of honorable achievements and the making of friendships which lasted for a lifetime. Of him, contemporaries said, "He was a gentleman and a scholar, forceful, strong, sterling in character, gentle, generous to a fault and charitable to every living thing." It was testament to Goodwin's stature that in 1904, at age 72, he was a nominee, albeit unsuccessful, for Justice of the Utah Supreme Court. After a colorful and influential career on the Western scene, he died August 25, 1917 in Salt Lake City. Wrote his biographer: "The career which Judge Goodwin built up stands without a parallel today. He is easily the foremost newspaper man who has ever been in the life of the Western country. Depending entirely on his own efforts, he has, by his industry, honesty, straightforwardness and fearlessness created for himself a name that will live through generations to come and be a source of pride to his posterity. "He has been an indefatigable worker in his business, and in his career of over fifty years has hardly had a holiday, working day and night and on holidays in his effort to keep pace with the gigantic performance which confronted him. Although a strong and ardent advocate of the principles of freedom of intercourse between American states and one of the most vigorous holders of the right of the American people to 544
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Source Original Book: UPA A Century Later
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416555
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6319w0z/416555