Members from BPOE #249’s 125 Years of History — Abe Goff

Abe McGregor Goff

  • Private in the U. S. Army — WWI
  • Center on University of Idaho football team
  • Graduated from University of Idaho College of Law — 1924
  • Latah County Prosecuting Attorney — 1926-1934
  • Taught in U of I College of Law — 1933-1941
  • President of the Idaho State Bar Association — 1940
  • Idaho State Senate — 1941
  • served in U. S. Army — 1941-1946 during WWII finishing his service on the staff of General MacArthur– discharged as a colonel
  • awarded Legion of Merit — 1946
  • United States Congress — 1947-1949
  • United States Post Office General Counsel — 1954-1958
  • U. S. Interstate Commerce Commissioner — 1958-1967
  • Selected to University of Idaho Athletics Hall of Fame
  • click here for additional information from the U. S. Congress
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