Charles H. Goodmiller

Dublin Core

Title

Charles H. Goodmiller

Subject

Charles H. Goodmiller
grocery store
filling station
Wyckles Corner
Mayor of Wyckles Corner
Mills Lumber Co.
farmer
alderman
Sixth Ward
City Council
candidate for commissioner
Vandeventer
Decatur Daily Review
Decatur, IL
1911
Photo File: Biography
photograph

Description

Photograph of Charles H. Goodmiller (d. 10/28/1952). Goodmiller built the first grocery story and filling station at Wyckles Corner, and became known as the "Mayor of Wyckles Corner". At 16, he began working for the former Mills Lumber Co., and remained there for several years. He also farmed for about 10 years before going into business in 1922. Goodmiller was active in politics, and served as alderman of the sixth ward. He was elected to the city council when he was 26, and was a candidate for commissioner in 1911. The photo was taken by Vandeventer, and ran in the Decatur Daily Review on February 19, 1911.

Creator

Vandeventer, Decatur, IL

Source

Photo File: Biography - Goodmiller, Charles H.

Publisher

Decatur Daily Review, Decatur, IL
Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL

Date

2/19/1911

Contributor

Charles H. Goodmiller

Rights

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Relation

none

Format

.jpg

Language

English

Type

Photograph

Identifier

BIO151

Coverage

Charles H. Goodmiller, Wyckles Corner, Mills Lumber Co., alderman, sixth ward, city council, Vandeventer, Decatur Daily Review, Decatur IL

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

4x6"

Files

BIO151-GOODMILLER_CHARLES_H, 2-19-1911.jpg

Citation

Vandeventer, Decatur, IL , “Charles H. Goodmiller,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed December 10, 2019, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/2081.