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Goss Family



Charles Carpenter Goss was born in 1871. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1893. After graduating he worked for the Shawmut National Bank before settling in Dover where he organized the Merchants National Bank and later the Merchants Saving Bank. In 1895, Goss married Winifred Lane and they had one son, Charles Lane Carpenter Goss who was born in 1903. Charles Carpenter Goss died in 1915. Charles L. Goss graduated from Dartmouth College in 1925 and with the class of 1926 at Dartmouth's Amos Tuck School of Business Administration. Continuing in the family tradition of banking, Charles L. worked for the Banker's Trust Company in Paris, Worcester County National Bank, and Worcester County Institution for Savings. During World War II, he served as assistant to the chief of the Liberated Areas Division of the State Department in Washington, planning rehabilitation in the Netherlands. In 1928, Charles L. married Constance Woodworth. They had two children Georgia, born in 1929 and Lane Woodworth in 1933. Charles L. retired from banking in 1968. He died in 1995.

Other members of the family represented in this collection are Mary Parker Woodworth (1849-1919), grandmother of Constance Woodworth Goss, her son Edward K. Woodworth (1875-1938), his daughter Grace Woodworth Hill, as well as other extended family members, including Georgia B. Carpenter, Charles H. Lane and Charles P. Woodworth.

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Goss Family papers

Identifier: MS-1005
Date(s): 1829 to 2004

Goss Family. The collection consists of correspondence, diaries, clippings, photographs, photograph albums, account books, travel notebooks, guidebooks, scrapbooks, prints, pamphlets, magazines, programs, ephemera and memorabilia documenting the lives of members of the Goss'' extended family.

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