NAME, Years Elected to City Council
JVB Goodrich (1839-?), served on City Council in 1871.
JVB Goodrich was born in New York and moved to Michigan in 1858. In 1861 he enlisted in the 4th Michigan Infantry and served in the Civil War. He moved to Oakland in 1865 and practiced law, served as the County Clerk for four years, and was elected Justice of the Piece in 1880.3
OTHER POSITIONS IN CITY GOVERNMENT
1874- County Auditor
1874-1878 County Clerk (Alameda County) 2
1880- Justice of the Peace4
1. "Oakland Items." San Francisco Chronicle: Jul 16, 1869.
3. "Polkton Tp. History." Transcribed by Leslie Coulson, 2006.
4. "Polkton Tp. History."