Goodwin, Frank

Male 1865 - 1954  (89 years)


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  • Name Goodwin, Frank  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Born 17 Aug 1865  Kankakee, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 10, 11, 12, 13
    Gender Male 
    Fact 11 1900  [5, 10
    Occupation 1907  Seattle, King Co., WA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Fact 13 Sep 1934  [10, 15
    Occupation Alaska Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Occupation Seattle, King Co., WA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Occupation Real Estate, Scientist, Businessman, Adventurer, Engineer 
    Religion Methodist 
    _UID B7822B97C8DB4771B470B465B954DEAA28C2 
    Buried 1954  Acacia, Lake City, King Co., Washington Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 3 Dec 1954  Seattle, King Co., WA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 15
    • cardiac arrest
    Person ID I929  Buyer, Stier and Related Families
    Last Modified 28 Sep 2016 

    Family Stier, Mabel,   b. 2 Jun 1874, Washington, D.C. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1932, Seattle, King Co., WA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 18 Dec 1901  Washington, D.C. Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 10, 16, 17
    _UID FE0808A9C6BA4CA7AEEB96D0C6D4986EC91D 
    Children 
     1. Goodwin, Frank Stier,   b. 23 Sep 1902, Washington, D.C. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1977, Pasadena, Los Angeles, CA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     2. Goodwin, Jean Campbell,   b. 18 Jun 1908, Seattle, King Co., WA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1931  (Age 22 years)
     3. Goodwin, Mary Margaret,   b. 1 Mar 1911, Seattle, King Co., WA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1996, Seattle, King Co., WA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     4. Goodwin, Ervin William,   b. 27 Aug 1912, Seattle, King Co., WA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1970, Seattle, King Co., WA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
    Documents
    frankMabelWeddingCertificate.PDF
    frankMabelWeddingCertificate.PDF
    News
    white house guests wash post feb 9 1906.jpg
    white house guests wash post feb 9 1906.jpg
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2011 
    Family ID F311  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Aug 1865 - Kankakee, IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Dec 1901 - Washington, D.C. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - 1907 - Seattle, King Co., WA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - - Alaska Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - - Seattle, King Co., WA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1954 - Acacia, Lake City, King Co., Washington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Dec 1954 - Seattle, King Co., WA Link to Google Earth
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  • News
    bonamy.jpg
    bonamy.jpg
    Wash Post July 11 1936
    frank goodwin white house wash post 0ct 18 1933.jpg
    frank goodwin white house wash post 0ct 18 1933.jpg

  • Notes 
    • Pike Place Market Digital Collection, Seattle Public Library http://cdm16118.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/landingpage/collection/p16118coll14

      Newspaper

      Frank Goodwin Dies; Pike Mart Founder

      Frank Goodwin, 80, who founded Seattle's Pike Place Public Market an established the city's first gasoline service station, died Friday in his sleep at this home, 417 34th Ave.

      Mr Goodwin also was a founder and director of the Seaboard Branch Seattle-First National Bank and a founder and director of Fulton Petroleum Corp. and the Carbon Dioxice and Chemical Co., and he was connected with the Sothern Sugar Corp. and the Celotex Corp.

      Before settling in Seattle, Mr. Goodwin went to the Klondike in 1898 where he developed a successful gold mine . . . , had been an inventor, ... ing a steam automobile and an airplane.

      Mr. Goodwin established the Capitol Automobile Co., in Washington, D.C. in 1900. He produced a steam automobile prototype model which he drove for years in Washington D.C. and in Seattle.

      First Gas Station

      His work with airplanes was conducted at the same time the Wright Brothers were working on theirs. He abandoned his work in that line after the Wrights made their first flight. Mr. Goodwin also eventually abandoned his work in the automotive field.

      In 1905, however, he established Seattle's first gasoline station at Lake Washington Blvd. and Madison St. In 1907, he built the Pike Place Public Market which he headed for 20 years.

      Arctic Club

      Mr Goodwin was born in Kankakee, IL. He was married to Mabel Stier in Washington, D.C., in 1901. Mrs. Goodwin died in 1932.

      In 1938, Mr Goodwin ran unsuccessfully, for the United States Senate on the Republican ticket.

      He was a charter member of the Arctic Club. He also was a member of the American Chemical Society, the Rainier Club, the Inglewood Golf Club and the Seattle Golf Club.

      Surviving are his daughter, Mrs. Douglas Bonamy, of Seattle and Sumatra; his two sons, Frank S. Goodwin, of Pasadena and Washington, D.C. and Ervin W. Goodwin, Seattle, and seven grandchildren.

      Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the Bonney-Watson Co. Burial will be in Acacia Memorial Park.
    • :Severe chronic asthma. Asthma caused heart problems

  • Sources 
    1. [S430] Mary Bonamy.

    2. [S777] Washington State 1920 Census, King Co., (Enumeration date 6 Jan 1920), ED 267, Sheet 6, Jan 6, 1920, [Q:3].

    3. [S567] Obituary.

    4. [S273] Goodwin Family Bible, (Bible published April 26, 1806).

    5. [S776] Washington State 1900 Census, Seattle, King Co., Vol 6, Enumeration District 90, Sheet 18, line 25, June 18, 1900, [Q:3].

    6. [S568] Obituary for Ervin Shirley Goodwin, The Seattle Times, (April 16, 1937).

    7. [S85] Birth Certificate of Mary Margaret Goodwin, City of Seattle, Washington, Dept of Health and Sanitation, (County of King, Vol 1911, Registered No. 790).

    8. [S656] Rockville Township Book.

    9. [S326] Illinois 1870 Census-United States, Rockville, Kankakee, U.S. Census Bureau, (August 23, 1870).

    10. [S710] stier2.FTW.

    11. [S777] Washington State 1920 Census, King Co., (Enumeration date 6 Jan 1920), Vol 20,Enumeration District 267, Sheet 6, line 33, Reel # 1929, Jan 6, 1920, [Q:3].

    12. [S789] Who's Who For Washington 1949-1950, Capitol's The State Encyclopedia, (1949-1950).

    13. [S776] Washington State 1900 Census, Seattle, King Co.

    14. [S312] History of the Pike Place Marketing District, Alice Shorett, (1972).

    15. [S569] Obituary for Frank Goodwin, The Seattle Times, (Dec 6, 1954).

    16. [S789] Who's Who For Washington 1949-1950, Capitol's The State Encyclopedia, (1949-1950), 316, [Q:3].

    17. [S940] .