Goode, John (Paul)(1862–1932) cartographer, geographer; born near Stewartville, Minn. In 1903 he helped found the department of geography at the University of Chicago. His work in cartographic representation and "projections" was a great boost to American geography in the first third of the century. He also displayed great knowledge of economic geography.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.