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GOODE, Sir William - (Athelstane Meredith), K.B.E., cr. 1918. Born June 10, 1875 in Newfoundland, the son of Rev. T.A. Goode.  Educated at Foyle College, Ireland.  Goode served as purser in British merchant marine; in 4th United States Cavalry in 1894.  Assistant night city editor New York Recorder 1895.  City editor New York Mercury with the Associated Press of America 1896-1904, representing them on Admiral Sampson's flagship throughout the Spanish-American War; and in England for six years as Special Correspondent.  News and managing editor Standard 1904-1910.  Joint news editor Daily Mail 1911.  Commander of the Order of the Crown of Belgium; Commander of the Order of Queen Isabella the Catholic.  Hon. Secretary British Committee, Panama-Pacific Exposition 1914.  Publications:  Economic Conditions in Central Europe; With Sampson Through the War; A History of the Naval Operations in the West Indies.  During the Spanish-American War, he wrote short stories in magazine.  Unofficial Adviser to Hungarian Government; Liaison Officer of the Ministry of Food with the United States and Canadian Food Administration 1917-1920.  Director of the Cable Department, Ministry of Food; Hon. Secretary and Organizer of the National Committee for Relief in Belgium; Member of the Newfoundland West Indian Military Contingent Committees;  British Director of Relief in Paris February 1919 to June 1920; President of and British representative on the Austrian section of the Reparation Commission, Vienna 1920-1921.  Married Cecelia Sippi in 1899, daughter of Dr. C.a. Sippi, London, Ontario.

 

 

 

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