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ASA FRIEND GOODRICH.

practice of law Ripon, Wisconsin. After about two years Mr. Bradish came to Minneapolis and became associated with the Honorable C. M. Pond, now Judge of the District Court. This partnership terminated after a time, but Mr. Bradish has continued in active practice. In the spring of 1892 he was appointed assistant general solicitor of the Minneapolis, St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie Railroad Company. Since coming to Minneapolis Mr. Bradish has taken a very active part in politics. In 1888 he was elected alderman from the Ninth ward, for a term of four years, and was re-elected after a most vigorous contest in 1892. In the council Mr. Bradish has taken a particular interest in the patrol limits law of Minneapolis. One of his achievements in the council was that of securing the bridging of the Great Northern Railway tracks, at the street crossings on the East Side. He is chairman of the council committee on roads and bridges. Mr. Bradish became a member of the park board in 1891. On October 1, 1874, Mr. Bradish married a college class-mate, Miss Sarah E. Powers, a daughter of Moses H. Powers, of Green Lake, Wisconsin. Mrs. Bradish graduated in the classical course at Ripon College, traveled extensively in Europe and is a lady of highest culture. They
have two children, Bertha and Herman. Herman is now senior in the High School, Bertha organist at Pilgrim church, and a fine musician.

ASA FRIEND GOODRICH.

Asa Friend Goodrich is a native of Minnesota, and was born October 10, 1865, at St. Paul. His father was Augustus J. Goodrich, at one time one of the proprietor of the old St. Paul "Pioneer," prior to its consolidation with the "Press." Subsequently Mr. Goodrich became secretary and treasurer of the St. Paul Gas Light Company. His business ventures were successful and he accumulated a comfortable estate. His wife, Rachel Friend, was a daughter of Kennedy T. Friend, an old pioneer of St. Paul. Asa attended the grammar schools and high school of St. Paul, and after completing the high school course decided to take up the study of medicine. He entered the Pennsylvania College of Dental Surgery at Philadelphia in the winter of 1885-6. In

ASA FRIEND GOODRICH.

the fall of 1886 he entered the Hahnemann Medical College in Philadelphia, where he was graduated in March, 1889, at the head of his class. In 1891 he went to Philadelphia and took a post-graduate
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Progressive Men of Minnesota. Family Tree Legends Records Collection (Online Database). Pearl Street Software, 2004-2005. Progressive Men of Minnesota. Biographical sketches and portraits of the leaders in business, politics and the professions; together with an historical and descriptive sketch of the state. The Minnesota Journal, Minneapolis, 1897. Pioneering the Upper Midwest: Books from Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, ca. 1820-1910, Library of Congress.