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Thomas Jefferson (Squire) Goforth

1804 - 1882

 
 
Thomas Jefferson Goforth Monument (front) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2011
1. Thomas Jefferson Goforth Monument (front)
Inscription.

First Mayor of Westport
1857

Justice of Peace
Kaw Township
1854 - 1863 [and] 1868 - 1876

Erected May 31, 1997

 
Erected 1997 by Daughters of Old Westport, Native Sons of Kansas City, Old Westport Improvement Association, Pryde's Old Westport, and Westport Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 4.521′ N, 94° 34.82′ W. Marker is in Kansas City, Missouri, in Jackson County. Click for map. Marker is in Union Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 227 East 28th Terrace, Kansas City MO 64108, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Catherine Purdom and Nancy Purdom Waskey (a few steps from this marker); John C. McCoy (within shouting distance of this marker); Mary A. Barnett Hale (within shouting distance of this marker); George Caleb Bingham (within shouting distance of this marker); Col. William Miles Chick (within shouting distance of this marker); Burial Place of Fifteen Confederate Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); Josephine Anderson (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lieutenant Joseph Boggs (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Kansas City.
 
Also see . . .
Thomas Jefferson Goforth Marker (back) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2011
2. Thomas Jefferson Goforth Marker (back)

1. In For the Landing. (Submitted on February 4, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. A Brief History of Westport, Missouri. (Submitted on February 4, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. The History of Westport, Missouri. (Submitted on February 4, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Thomas Jefferson Goforth Photo on Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2011
3. Thomas Jefferson Goforth Photo on Monument
Thomas Jefferson (Squire) Goforth Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 15, 2011
4. Thomas Jefferson (Squire) Goforth Marker
Looking east
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 263 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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