Marshall Curtis Goodsill
DEATH CLAIMS M.C. GOODSILL
"Former Police Magistrate Dies After Long
[JMR: this date was written in pencil on the referenced
clipping and refers to his death date of 23 March 1928]
On Wednesday evening occured the death of Marshall Curtis
Goodsill, after an illness of eight months. Mr. Goodsill was born on May 17, 1851, in McHenry
county, Illinois, where he spent his boyhood days. Later he lived in Iowa and
North Dakota. In 1899 he came to Galesburg, acting for the Russell Miller Milling
Company in introducing Occident flour in Illinois. He was elected police magistrate of the city
of Galesburg in 1922 and again in 1926.
Several years ago failing health forced him to retire from
Mr. Goodsill was a member of U.T.C., T.P.A., Elks and the
A.O.U.W. lodge, in which organization he had for 36 years been a member in Jamestown,
North Dakota. He was a member of the First Baptist Church.
Two sisters live in Des Moines, Iowa. Members of the immediate
family include his widow; two daughters, Mrs. R.A. Chandler, of Galesburg, and
Mrs. B.P.Heubner, of Madison, Wis., and one son, M.Max Goodsill, of St.
[JMR: Marshall Curtis Goodsill was the son of Curtis Goodsill
and Harriet A. Curtis.]
Source: Unknown author, Obituary, Marshall C. Goodsill
(Newspaper clipping of unknown publisher or date.)