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John Milton Goodenow (1782 - 1838) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Born in Westmoreland, New Hampshire, Goodenow attended the public schools. He engaged in mercantile pursuits. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Steubenville, Ohio, in 1813. He was appointed collector of direct taxes and internal duties for the sixth collection district of Ohio in 1817. He served as member of the State house of representatives in 1823.

Goodenow was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-first Congress and served from March 4, 1829, until April 9, 1830, when he resigned, having been chosen a judge of the supreme court of Ohio. He resigned in the summer of 1830 on account of ill health. He moved to Cincinnati in 1832. He was appointed presiding judge of the court of common pleas in 1833. He died in New Orleans in July 1838. He was interred in Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati.



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