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Aaron Goodrich, Chief Justice, Territorial Supreme Court, 1849-1851


St. Paul Daily Globe, June 25, 1887 Aaron Goodrich's Demise


Judge Aaron Goodrich Passes Away After an Illness of But a Few Weeks.

A Man of Brilliant Attainments,  He Wears Many Honors During an Active Life.

Kind Hearted and Honorable, He Carries the Respect of the Community to His Grave.

The Remains to be Embalmed and Taken to Goodrich, Mich., for Final Interment. 

Judge Aaron Goodrich died at his home, 411 East Tenth Street, at 7 o'clock o'clock yesterday evening. He had been confined to his bed with bladder troubles for three weeks, and during the last few days has been gradually sinking, Drs. Murphy and Owens, the attending physicians, having given up hope of his recovery. Judge Goodrich would have celebrated his eightieth birthday on July 6, next. Although latterly he had retired from public life, he will go down in history as one of the foremost and prominent pioneers of Minnesota.