GOOCH, Daniel Linn, (1853 - 1913)


"Around the Capital" (detail), engraving, Thomas Fleming, 1902, Collection of U.S. House of Representatives

GOOCH, Daniel Linn, a Representative from Kentucky; born in Rumsey, McLean County, Ky., October 28, 1853; attended a private school; entered the drug business at the age of seventeen, and subsequently became president of a large wholesale drug and chemical company; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-seventh and Fifty-eighth Congresses (March 4, 1901-March 3, 1905); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1904; retired from public life; died in Covington, Ky., April 12, 1913; interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Dayton, Ohio.