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WOOD-SIMONS (Soundex W325)

  Wood-Simons, May — of Girard, Crawford County, Kan. Socialist. Member of Socialist National Committee from Illinois, 1911. Female. Burial location unknown.


WOODA (Soundex W300) — See also GOODACRE, GOODALE, GOODALL, GOODAN, GOODART, OUIDA, WADDEY, WADDY, WADY, WEDDA, WEEDA, WIDDI, WOOD, WOODALL, WOODARD, WOODKA, WOODY.

  WOODA: See also Wooda Nicholas Carr


WOODALL (Soundex W340) — See also ADLOW, ALLWOOD, CASTRODALE, DALL, GOODACRE, GOODALE, GOODALL, GOODAN, GOODART, LADOW, MCCORQUODALE, WALDO, WOOD, WOODA, WOODARD, WOODDALL, WOODELL, WOODFALL.

  WOODALL: See also A. Woodall Cochran — Woodall Rodgers
  Woodall, A. W. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Woodall, Alfred — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Communist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 2nd District, 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Woodall, Annabel — of Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 2008; Presidential Elector for Tennessee, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Woodall, Annie — of Berkeley, Alameda County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1936. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Woodall, Bud See W. Carvel Woodall
  Woodall, Carvel See W. Carvel Woodall
  Woodall, Darlene — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Woodall, Howard — of Paducah, McCracken County, Ky. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Woodall, Paul A. — of Marion, Crittenden County, Ky. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Woodall, Rob See William Robert Woodall
  Woodall, Mrs. Ross — of Huntsville, Walker County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1944. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Woodall, Seth — of Johnston County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Johnston County, 1862-63. Burial location unknown.
  Woodall, Tommy — of Eden, Rockingham County, N.C. Candidate for mayor of Eden, N.C., 2009. Still living as of 2009.
  Woodall, W. Carvel — also known as Bud Woodall — of Tallassee, Elmore County, Ala. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1936 (alternate), 1940 (alternate), 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Woodall, W. H. — of Huntsville, Walker County, Tex. Postmaster at Huntsville, Tex., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Woodall, William Robert (b. 1970) — also known as Rob Woodall — of Lawrenceville, Gwinnett County, Ga. Born in Athens, Clarke County, Ga., February 11, 1970. Republican. Staff member (ultimately chief of staff) for U.S. Rep. John Linder, 1994-2010; lawyer; U.S. Representative from Georgia 7th District, 2011-. Methodist. Still living as of 2018.
  See also congressional biography — Wikipedia article


WOODARD (Soundex W363) — See also DARWOOD, DOWARD, GODARD, GOODACRE, GOODALE, GOODALL, GOODAN, GOODART, STODARD, WOOD, WOODA, WOODALL, WOODLARD, WOODWARD, WOODYARD.

  WOODARD: See also Charles Brantley Aycock — William S. Ballenger III — Clara W. Beardsley — Joseph Wellington Byrns — Louis Woodard Emerson — Peter Woodard Galbraith — Pam Iorio — Albert Davis Lasker — Leon Douglas Ralph
  Woodard, (need first name) — of Owosso, Shiawassee County, Mich. Republican. Mayor of Owosso, Mich.; elected 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Woodard, A. Price, Jr. — of Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kan. Mayor of Wichita, Kan., 1970-71. Still living as of 1971.
  Woodard, Allen — of Andalusia, Covington County, Ala. Democrat. Chair of Covington County Democratic Party, 2003. Still living as of 2003.
  Woodard, Charles F. (d. 1907) — of Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine. Justice of Maine state supreme court, 1906-07; died in office 1907. Died June 17, 1907. Burial location unknown.
  Woodard, Clara Eleanor See Clara W. Beardsley
  Woodard, Daniel D. — of Washington County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Washington County, 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Woodard, Daryl — of Tulsa, Tulsa County, Okla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Woodard, Dean W. — Democrat. Candidate for Texas state board of education 9th District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Woodard, Dempsey T. — of Illinois. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois, 1918 (25th District), 1922 (24th District); candidate for Illinois state senate 48th District, 1940. Burial location unknown.
  Woodard, Duane — of Colorado. Colorado state attorney general, 1983-91. Still living as of 1991.
  Woodard, E. F. See Ernest Franklin Woodard
  Woodard, Edward M. — of Indiana. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 5th District, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Woodard, Ernest Franklin (b. 1887) — also known as E. F. Woodard — of Chester, Thayer County, Neb. Born in Edgar, Clay County, Neb., May 21, 1887. Republican. Farmer; Thayer County Commissioner; chair of Thayer County Republican Party, 1940. Methodist. Member, Farm Bureau; Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Franklin David Woodard and Rebecca (Turner) Woodard; married, December 4, 1917, to Beulah Ethel Olmstead.
  Woodard, Frederick Augustus (1854-1915) — also known as Frederick A. Woodard — of Wilson, Wilson County, N.C. Born in Wilson, Wilson County, N.C., February 12, 1854. Democrat. U.S. Representative from North Carolina 2nd District, 1893-97. Died in Wilson, Wilson County, N.C., May 8, 1915 (age 61 years, 85 days). Interment at Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen Woodard (1826-1897) and Mary Melvina (Hadley) Woodard (1827-1874); married to Frances E. Rountree (1858-1894); married 1898 to Roe Ella Robbins (1857-1939).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Woodard, Granville O. — U.S. Vice Consul in Tientsin, as of 1924-26. Burial location unknown.
  Woodard, Hayden — of Junction, Kimble County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Woodard, J. M. See James Madison Woodard
  Woodard, James Madison (b. 1881) — also known as J. M. Woodard — of Aurora, Hamilton County, Neb. Born in St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo., September 30, 1881. Democrat. Physician; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; medical examiner and surgeon for Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad; chair of Hamilton County Democratic Party, 1940. Member, Delta Tau Delta; American Legion; Forty and Eight; Rotary; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; American Medical Association. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: James Madison
  Relatives: Son of Daniel S. Woodard and Sarah Ann (Casteel) Woodard; married, December 8, 1908, to Mabel Edna Biggs.
  Woodard, James S. — of Edgecombe County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Edgecombe County, 1860-61, 1866-67. Burial location unknown.
  Woodard, Jane C. — of Wolcott, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention 5th District, 1965. Female. Still living as of 1965.
  Woodard, John E. — of Wilson, Wilson County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Woodard, Jon — of St. Augustine, St. Johns County, Fla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Woodard, Loretta — of Princeton, Johnston County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Woodard, Mabel — Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Woodard, Martha Pier — Republican. Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1924; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Woodard, Orville L. — of Farmington, St. Francois County, Mo. Democrat. Mayor of Farmington, Mo., 1963. Still living as of 1963.
  Woodard, Paul J. — of Oswego County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Oswego County, 1932; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 32nd District, 1936. Burial location unknown.
  Woodard, Paul S., Jr. — Republican. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 11th District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Woodard, Price, Jr. See A. Price Woodard, Jr.
  Woodard, Raynor — of Conway, Northampton County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Woodard, Roy F. (b. 1881) — of Ellsinore, Carter County, Mo. Born in Windsor, Henry County, Mo., April 24, 1881. Republican. Farmer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Carter County, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, March 10, 1917, to Ora J. Julian.
  Woodard, Wayne W. — of Fairfield, Solano County, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Woodard, William B. — of Brunswick, Cumberland County, Maine. Postmaster at Brunswick, Maine, 1887-89. Burial location unknown.


WOODBRIDGE (Soundex W316) — See also BRIDGE, BROADBRIDGE, ELDBRIDGE, GOODBAR, GOODBARY, GOODBODY, GOODBREAD, GOODBY, STANDBRIDGE, WOODBURN, WOODBURY.

  WOODBRIDGE: See also John Woodbridge Beal — Benjamin Beuhring Brown — Maro Spaulding Chapman — Woodbridge Nathan Ferris — William Sharpless Jackson — Charles Gould Morris — Elias Perkins — Stephen Clarendon Phillips — William Pitkin — Robert Walker Tayler — Robert Walker Tayler — Woodbridge Strong Van Dyke II
  Woodbridge, Mrs. Bradford See Cora M. Woodbridge
  Woodbridge, Cora M. (1862-1949) — also known as Cora M. Utter; Mrs. Bradford Woodbridge — of Roseville, Placer County, Calif. Born in California, September 30, 1862. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1920. Female. Died in Sacramento, Sacramento County, Calif., June 14, 1949 (age 86 years, 257 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Bradford Woodbridge (fifth great-grandson of William Leete (1613-1683)).
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Floyd-Woodbridge-Edwards family of New York; Kazen-Woodbridge family of Laredo, Texas (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Woodbridge, Dudley (1782-1844) — of Manchester, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Manchester, Hartford County, Conn., April 20, 1782. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Manchester, 1831. Died in Manchester, Hartford County, Conn., October 13, 1844 (age 62 years, 176 days). Interment at East Cemetery, Manchester, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Deodatus Woodbridge (1757-1836) and Esther (Welles) Woodbridge (1759-1820); married to Betsey Pitkin (1783-1839); third cousin once removed of Enoch Woodbridge and Timothy Pitkin; fourth cousin of William Woodbridge; fourth cousin once removed of Frederick Enoch Woodbridge and Edward Green Bradford (1819-1884).
  Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Sherman family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Woodbridge, Enoch (1750-1805) — of Vergennes, Addison County, Vt. Born in Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Mass., December 25, 1750. Justice of Vermont state supreme court, 1794-1800. Died in Vergennes, Addison County, Vt., July 14, 1805 (age 54 years, 201 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Timothy Woodbridge (1709-1775) and Abigail (Day) Woodbridge (1713-1770); married to Nancy Winchell (1745-1800); grandfather of Frederick Enoch Woodbridge; second great-grandson of William Leete; second cousin once removed of William Woodbridge; second cousin thrice removed of George Douglas Perkins; third cousin of Joseph Silliman (1756-1829) and Timothy Pitkin; third cousin once removed of Benjamin Tallmadge, Oliver Wolcott, Jr., Frederick Wolcott, Dudley Woodbridge and Joseph Silliman (1786?-1850); third cousin twice removed of Frederick Augustus Tallmadge, Edward Green Bradford (1819-1884) and Joseph Fitch Silliman; third cousin thrice removed of Roger Calvin Leete, Roger Wolcott, Delos Fall, Edward Green Bradford II and Lewis Wardlaw Haskell; fourth cousin once removed of John Appleton.
  Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Sherman family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Woodbridge, Frederick Enoch (1818-1888) — also known as Frederick E. Woodbridge — of Vergennes, Addison County, Vt. Born in Vergennes, Addison County, Vt., August 28, 1818. Republican. Lawyer; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1849, 1857-58; Vermont state auditor of accounts, 1850-53; member of Vermont state senate, 1860-62; U.S. Representative from Vermont 1st District, 1863-69. Died in Vergennes, Addison County, Vt., April 25, 1888 (age 69 years, 241 days). Interment at Prospect Cemetery, Vergennes, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of Enoch Day Woodbridge (1779-1853) and Clarissa (Strong) Woodbridge (1789-1846); married, October 27, 1846, to Mary Parkhurst Halsey (1824-1887); grandson of Enoch Woodbridge; fourth great-grandson of William Leete; first cousin once removed of George Seymour; third cousin once removed of William Woodbridge; third cousin twice removed of Joseph Silliman (1756-1829), Timothy Pitkin and Daniel Upson; third cousin thrice removed of Elijah Hunt Mills; fourth cousin of Charles Hale; fourth cousin once removed of Benjamin Tallmadge (1754-1835), Oliver Wolcott, Jr., Frederick Wolcott, Dudley Woodbridge, Joseph Silliman (1786?-1850) and George Douglas Perkins.
  Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Floyd-Woodbridge-Edwards family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Woodbridge, G. M. — of Washington County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Woodbridge, Henry Hall (1843-1878) — also known as Henry H. Woodbridge — of Savannah, Chatham County, Ga. Born November 14, 1843. Insurance agent; Vice-Consul for Portugal in Savannah, Ga., 1870-77. Died September 9, 1878 (age 34 years, 299 days). Interment at Laurel Grove North Cemetery, Savannah, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of Wylly Woodbridge and Elizabeth Caldwell (Footman) Woodbridge; married, November 12, 1868, to Eliza Anderson Lamar (1847-1929).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Woodbridge, James R. — of Kent County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Kent County 2nd District, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
William Woodbridge Woodbridge, William (1780-1861) — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Norwich, New London County, Conn., August 20, 1780. Lawyer; member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1807; member of Ohio state senate, 1813-15; secretary of Michigan Territory, 1815-28; Delegate to U.S. Congress from Michigan Territory, 1819-20; resigned 1820; justice of Michigan territorial supreme court, 1828-32; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 1st District, 1835; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan at-large, 1835; member of Michigan state senate 1st District, 1838-40; Governor of Michigan, 1840-41; U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1841-47. Died in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., October 20, 1861 (age 81 years, 61 days). Interment at Elmwood Cemetery, Detroit, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Dudley Woodbridge (1747-1823) and Lucy (Backus) Woodbridge (1757-1817); married, June 29, 1806, to Julianna Trumbull (1786-1860); father of Julianna Trumbull Woodbridge (1815-1882; who married Henry Titus Backus (1809-1877)); third great-grandson of William Leete; first cousin of Henry Titus Backus (1809-1877); first cousin twice removed of George Douglas Perkins; first cousin thrice removed of Benjamin Huntington; first cousin five times removed of George Philip Kazen; second cousin of Isaac Backus; second cousin once removed of Enoch Woodbridge and Zina Hyde, Jr.; second cousin twice removed of Samuel Huntington, Henry Huntington and Gurdon Huntington; third cousin of Thomas Worcester Hyde; third cousin once removed of Ebenezer Huntington, Joseph Silliman (1756-1829), Samuel H. Huntington, Timothy Pitkin, Abel Huntington, Benjamin Nicoll Huntington, Frederick Enoch Woodbridge, Matthew Griswold, Charles Edward Hyde, John Sedgwick Hyde and Edward Warden Hyde; third cousin twice removed of John Davenport, Joshua Coit and James Davenport; third cousin thrice removed of John Foster Dulles, Allen Welsh Dulles and Selden Chapin; fourth cousin of Benjamin Tallmadge, Oliver Wolcott, Jr., Frederick Wolcott, Dudley Woodbridge (1782-1844), Henry Meigs, Joseph Silliman (1786?-1850), Bela Edgerton, Jabez Williams Huntington, Heman Ticknor, Nathaniel Huntington, James Huntington, Martin Olds, Charles Phelps Huntington, Elisha Mills Huntington and Alonzo Mark Leffingwell; fourth cousin once removed of Augustus Seymour Porter, Samuel Lathrop, Peter Buell Porter, Theodore Davenport, Frederick Augustus Tallmadge, Henry Meigs, Jr., Alfred Peck Edgerton, Joseph Ketchum Edgerton, Edward Green Bradford (1819-1884), Joseph Fitch Silliman, William Clark Huntington, Hiram Bingham and John Leffingwell Randolph.
  Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Sherman family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Image source: Portrait & Biographical Album of Washtenaw County (1891)
  Woodbridge, William — of Youngstown, Trumbull County (now Mahoning County), Ohio. Whig. Postmaster at Youngstown, Ohio, 1843-45. Burial location unknown.


WOODBURN (Soundex W316) — See also BRADBURN, BURN, GOLDBURN, GOODBAR, GOODBARY, GOODBODY, GOODBREAD, GOODBY, WOOD, WOODBRIDGE, WOODBURY.

  WOODBURN: See also Woodburn S. Cranmer — Horace Greeley — William Woodburn Skiles
  Woodburn, Hiram H. — of Binghamton, Broome County, N.Y. Mayor of Binghamton, N.Y., 1906-07. Burial location unknown.
  Woodburn, William (1838-1915) — of Virginia City, Storey County, Nev. Born in County Wicklow, Ireland, April 14, 1838. Republican. Lawyer; Storey County District Attorney, 1871-72; U.S. Representative from Nevada at-large, 1875-77, 1885-89; defeated, 1892. Died in Carson City, Nev., January 15, 1915 (age 76 years, 276 days). Interment at St. Theresa Cemetery, Carson City, Nev.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Woodburn, William — of Reno, Washoe County, Nev. Democrat. U.S. Attorney for Nevada, 1914-22; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nevada, 1928, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Woodburn, William, Jr. — of Reno, Washoe County, Nev. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nevada, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


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