Andrew Goodman

Andrew goodman

Andrew Goodman (November 23, 1943, – June 21, 1964) was one of three American civil rights activists murdered near Philadelphia, Mississippi, during Freedom Summer in 1964 by members of the Ku Klux Klan. Andrew Goodman was born and raised on the Upper West Side of New York City, at 161 West 86 Street, the middle of three sons of Robert and Carolyn Goodman, of Jewish heritage. His family and community were steeped in intellectual and socially progressive activism and were devoted to social justice. An activist from his early man graduated from the progressive Walden School; Walden was said to have had a strongly formative influence on his outlook. He attended the Honors Program at the University of Wisconsin–Madison for a semester but withdrew after falling ill with pneumonia. Goodman enrolled at Queens College, New York City, where he was a friend and classmate of Paul Simon. With his brief experience as an off-Broadway actor, he originally planned to study drama, but switched to anthropology. Goodman's growing interest in anthropology seemed to parallel his increasing political seriousness.

Personal details

Date of birth
November 23rd, 1943
Place of birth
New York City, New York, United States of America
United States of America
Date of death
June 21st, 1964 at age of 20
Place of death
Cause of death
Places lived
New York City , New York
pop. 8,405,837 (2013)


1. Queens College, City University of New York Colleges/University

Queens College, located in Kew Gardens Hills, Queens, New York City, is one of the senior colleges of the City University of New York. It is also the fifth oldest of the City University's twenty-three institutions of higher learning. The college's seventy seven acre campus is located in the heart of the borough, and runs along Kissena Boulevard. Queens College opened in 1937 with the goal of offering a first-rate education to all people regardless of background or financial means. It is one of CUNY's largest senior colleges, and is often referred to as “the jewel of the CUNY system”. The college enjoys a national reputation for its liberal arts and sciences and pre-professional programs.

Type Public school
2010. 27.9 mil. $
Institution colors
65-30 Kissena Blvd., 11367 - New York City, New York
2010. 14,384
2010. 16,195
2009. 15,894
2010. 4,110
2010. 4,711
Acceptance rate
2010. 30.0 %
Local tuition
2011. 5.61 K $
2011. 5.61 K $
2010. 5.08 K $
2009. 5.05 K $
2008. 4.45 K $
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People attended Queens College, City University of New York connected by profession and/or age

b. 1942., U.S. Congressperson
b. 1944., Actor
b. 1942., Judge
b. 1942., Talk show host
b. 1940., Writer
b. 1942., Children's Artist
b. 1945., Singer
b. 1947., Writer


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