General Edward E. Goodwyn

General Edward E. Goodwyn (HMCGA)

Location: Emporia, VA 23847
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 41.009', W 77° 32.652'

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Edward Everard Goodwyn was born in Greensville Co. on 26 Sept. 1874. An Emporia businessman and civic leader, he also commanded the Virginia American Legion (1922-1923) and was a member of its National Executive Committee (1923-1925). Goodwyn served in the Fourth Virginia Regiment of the Virginia Volunteers reaching the rank of colonel. During World War I, he was stationed in France. In 1940, Gov. James H. Price appointed him brigadier general of the Virginia Protective Force, a post he held throughout World War II. He was a member of the Senate of Virginia from 1946 to 1947. Goodwyn died on 29 April 1961 and is buried northwest of here.
Marker NumberUM 53
Year Placed2002
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
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Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 7:37pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 272670 N 4062777
Decimal Degrees36.68348333, -77.54420000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 41.009', W 77° 32.652'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 41' 0.54" N, 77° 32' 39.12" W
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Area Code(s)434
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 462-498 US-301, Emporia VA 23847, US
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