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H. Goodwin, 120 Sewall Avenue
H. & Marion H. Goodwin
residents of this house, the Goodwin family, were listed at this
address in the Street List from 1929 to 1932. Ralph H. Goodwin (born
c1888) was in the insurance business. He and his wife Marion (born
c1892) had one daughter.
U.S. Census listed the residents as: Ralph H. Goodwin, 42, assistant
manager, fire insurance; Marion H. Goodwin, 35, born Connecticut;
Jane H. Goodwin, 6, born Rhode Island; and Harriett Bradford, 25,
the Goodwins were Rose L. and Samuel E. Berman, who were listed
here from 1933 to 1936. Samuel (born 1889) was a leather merchant
and Rose (born c1889) was a shoe salesperson. They had four children.
Harry and Sarah Cooper were next, listed in 1937 and 1938. Harry
(born in Russia c1892) was in the wool business. They moved from
this house to another Blake Park house at 65
G. and Morris (or Maurice) L. Cooper were next. It's unclear if
they were related to Harry and Sarah Cooper. Morris Cooper(1891-1972?)
was born in Lithuania and came to the U.S. in 1899. He was listed
as president of a wholesale leather company in the 1930 Census when
the family lived in Boston. He and Frances (born in Lithuania c1897,
came to the U.S. in 1901) had three sons. All three were in the
service during World War II, Arthur and Michael in the Army and
David in the Marines.
the family business, a maker of textiles for the shoe industry (later
known as Bennet, Goding, & Cooper), after the war and eventually
became president. (His brothers may have been involved with the
business, as well.)
remained in the Cooper family until the early 1970s.