Notable Goddards - Goddard Historical & Genealogical Society
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North American Goddards
(960–1038), bishop and Roman Catholic saint (also known as Godehard, Godard and Gotehord)
Goddard & Townsend
(c. 1730-1810) several generations of fine cabinetmakers, Newport, R.I.
Mary Katherine Goddard
(1738 – 1816) printer, publisher, first American postmistress, may have printed first the Declaration of Independence with the names of the signatories
(1740–1817) Mary Katherine's brother, American patriot, printer
William Wirt Goddard (1820-1901) noted Kentucky horse breeder, subject of memoir "
Uncle Will of Wildwood
George Seymour Godard
(1865-1936), Connecticut State Librarian, historian and genealogist
Pliny Earle Goddard
(1869-1928), early American linguist
Robert H. Goddard
(1882-1945), American inventor, physicist and "rocket scientist"
Col. Calvin Hooker Goddard
(1891–1955), forensic expert and ballistics pioneer
(1910-1990), American film and theater actor
Samuel Pearson Goddard, Jr.
(1919–2006), 12th Governor of Arizona
(1926- ) actor, director and producer under the name "Jerome Courtland," briefly married to actress Polly Bergen
(1930- ), French-Swiss filmmaker
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