Samuel Goode

Samuel Goode ( born March 21, 1756 Chesterfield County, Virginia; † November 14, 1822 in Invermay, Virginia ) was an American politician. Between 1799 and 1801 he represented the state of Virginia in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Samuel Goode attended the public schools of his home. After a subsequent study of law and qualifying as a lawyer, he began to work in this profession. In the 1770s he joined the American Revolution and participated in the War of Independence. He was first lieutenant of cavalry in Chesterfield County and later a colonel in the militia. After the war he embarked on a political career. Between 1778 and 1785, he sat in the House of Representatives from Virginia. End of the 1790s he joined, founded by Thomas Jefferson Democratic- Republican Party.

In the congressional elections of 1798 Goode was elected the eighth electoral district of Virginia in the time which meets even in Philadelphia U.S. House of Representatives, where he became the successor of Thomas Claiborne on March 4, 1799. Until March 3, 1801, he was able to complete a term in Congress. During this time, the new federal capital of Washington DC was related. After the end of his time in the U.S. House of Representatives Samuel Goode did not occur in a political phenomenon. He died on November 14, 1822 at his estate in Mecklenburg County.