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WOODMANCY (Soundex W355) — See also BODMAN, CODMAN, GODMAN, GOODMAN, MANCY, RODMAN, SODMAN, TODMAN, WOODMAN, WOODMANSEE, WOODMER.

  Woodmancy, Wilbur — of Cortland County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Cortland County, 1930. Burial location unknown.


WOODMANSEE (Soundex W355) — See also BODMAN, CODMAN, EDMANSON, GODMAN, GOODMAN, HERMANSEN, MANSE, MANSEL, MANSELL, MANSER, RODMAN, SODMAN, TODMAN, VANWANSEELE, WEIDENSEE, WOODMAN, WOODMANCY, WOODMER.

  WOODMANSEE: See also Thomas Cornell — Dan D. Home
  Woodmansee, Daniel — of Ohio. Member of Ohio state house of representatives, 1830; member of Ohio state senate, 1830. Interment at Sugar Valley Cemetery, Butler County, Ohio.
  Woodmansee, E. B. — of Grand Saline, Van Zandt County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1924. Burial location unknown.


WOODMER (Soundex W356) — See also BODMER, GOODMAN, MEDROW, MOWDER, REDMER, WADMORE, WIDMER, WIDMEYER, WIDMYER, WIEDMER, WINDMER, WOOD, WOODMAN, WOODMANCY, WOODMANSEE, WOOMER.

  Woodmer, (need first name) — of Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine. Labor Reform candidate for mayor of Auburn, Maine, 1872. Burial location unknown.


WOODNICK (Soundex W352) — See also BODNICKI, GODNICK, GOODNIGHT, MEDNICK, NICK, RUDNICK, RUDNICKI, WOOD, WOODNORTH, WOODNUT, WOODNUTT, ZAVODNICK, ZEDNICK.

  Woodnick, Russell — of Iowa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 2000. Still living as of 2000.


WOODNORTH (Soundex W356) — See also ABDNOR, CYDNOR, DONWORTH, GOODNO, GOODNOE, GOODNOW, NORTH, SYDNOR, WOODNICK, WOODNUT, WOODNUTT.

  Woodnorth, Joseph H. — of Waupaca, Waupaca County, Wis. Democrat. Member of Wisconsin state senate, 1891-93. Burial location unknown.


WOODNUT (Soundex W353) — See also HUDNUT, HUDNUTT, LEDNUM, WOOD, WOODNICK, WOODNORTH, WOODNUTT.

  WOODNUT: See also Woodnut Petit


WOODNUTT (Soundex W353) — See also HUDNUT, HUDNUTT, LEDNUM, NUTT, WOOD, WOODNICK, WOODNORTH, WOODNUT.

  WOODNUTT: See also Thomas Woodnutt Miller — Clement Woodnutt Miller


WOODRESS (Soundex W362) — See also ALBIDRESS, ANDRESS, CHILDRESS, DRESS, DRESSANDER, DRESSEL, DRESSER, DRESSIER, DRESSING, DRESSLER, ENDRESS, GOODREAU, GOODREDS, GOODRELL, HARDRESS, LANDRESS, RESS, RODREIGUEZ, SODREL, SOLDRESSEN, SOWDER, VODREY, WOOD, WOODRING, WOODROE, WOODROOF, WOODROUGH, WOODROW, WOODRUFF, WOODRUFFE, WOODRUM.

  Woodress, Albert C. — of Benicia, Solano County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


WOODRING (Soundex W365) — See also ANDRING, ANDRINGA, CODRINGTON, FODRIN, GOLDRING, GONDRING, GOODRICH, GOODRIDGE, NEIDRINGHAUS, NIEDRINGHAUS, NORDWIG, RING, TIDRINGTON, WOOD, WOODING, WOODRESS, WOODROE, WOODROOF, WOODROUGH, WOODROW, WOODRUFF, WOODRUFFE, WOODRUM.

  Woodring, Carleton T. — of Northampton County, Pa. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 18th District, 1943-47; resigned 1947. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Woodring, Denver H. — of Cecilia, Hardin County, Ky. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Kentucky state house of representatives 26th District, 1973. Still living as of 1973.
  Woodring, Edwin H., Jr. — Democrat. Candidate for Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Blair County 2nd District, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Woodring, Mrs. Harry — of Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kan. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Woodring, Harry Hines (1890-1967) — also known as Harry H. Woodring — of Neodesha, Wilson County, Kan.; Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan. Born in Elk City, Montgomery County, Kan., May 31, 1890. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Governor of Kansas, 1931-33; defeated, 1932, 1946; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1936, 1940, 1948; U.S. Secretary of War, 1936-40. Congregationalist. Member, American Legion. Suffered a stroke while recovering from burns, and died in Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan., September 9, 1967 (age 77 years, 101 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Topeka, Kan.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier


WOODROE (Soundex W360) — See also BODRON, DROELLE, DROENS, ODROBINA, TEDROE, WEDER, WIDDER, WIDER, WIDERA, WIEDER, WODROW, WOOD, WOODRESS, WOODRING, WOODROOF, WOODROUGH, WOODROW, WOODRUFF, WOODRUFFE, WOODRUM, WYDRA.

  WOODROE: See also Woodroe Hott — Howard Prince Meadows


WOODROOF (Soundex W361) — See also BODRON, DROOGSMA, FORWOOD, LINDROOS, ODROBINA, ROOF, WALDROOP, WODROW, WOFFORD, WOOD, WOODRESS, WOODRING, WOODROE, WOODROUGH, WOODROW, WOODRUFF, WOODRUFFE, WOODRUM.

  WOODROOF: See also Philip Wallace Hiden
  Woodroof, Barbara — of Grayson County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Woodroof, W. D. — of Edinburg, Hidalgo County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


WOODROUGH (Soundex W362) — See also BODRON, DROUGHT, ODROBINA, ROUGH, WEDER, WIDDER, WIDER, WIDERA, WIEDER, WODROW, WOODRESS, WOODRING, WOODROE, WOODROOF, WOODROW, WOODRUFF, WOODRUFFE, WOODRUM, WYDRA.

  Woodrough, Joseph William (1873-1977) — Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, August 29, 1873. U.S. District Judge for Nebraska, 1916-33; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, 1933-61; took senior status 1961. Died October 2, 1977 (age 104 years, 34 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile


WOODROW (Soundex W360) — See also BODRON, ODROBINA, WEDER, WIDDER, WIDER, WIDERA, WIEDER, WODROW, WOOD, WOODRESS, WOODRING, WOODROE, WOODROOF, WOODROUGH, WOODRUFF, WOODRUFFE, WOODRUM, WYDRA.

  WOODROW: See also Woodrow Wilson
  Woodrow, Andrew — of Hampshire County, Va. (now W.Va.). Delegate to Virginia convention to ratify U.S. constitution from Hampshire County, 1788. Burial location unknown.
  Woodrow, Charles — Green. Candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly 3rd District, 2003. Still living as of 2003.
  Woodrow, F. M. — of Newton, Jasper County, Iowa. Mayor of Newton, Iowa, 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Woodrow, Joseph F. — of Havre de Grace, Harford County, Md. Democrat. Postmaster at Havre de Grace, Md., 1888-92. Burial location unknown.
  Woodrow, Shirley — of Anchorage, Alaska. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alaska, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Woodrow, W. E. — of Monticello, Wayne County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1916. Burial location unknown.


WOODRUFF (Soundex W361) — See also DRUFENBROCK, DRUFFEL, DRUFUS, GOODRUM, RUFF, WOOD, WOODRESS, WOODRING, WOODROE, WOODROOF, WOODROUGH, WOODROW, WOODRUFFE, WOODRUM.

  WOODRUFF: See also Arden Holton Ballard — H. Woodruff Booth — Alexander Woodruff Buel — Marvin F. Burt — Woodruff B. Cram — Edwin Duncan — Rufus Woodruff Fant, Jr. — Edward Wingate Hatch — Thomas Yardley Howe, Jr. — Orlando Kellogg — Rowland Case Kellogg — Robert Henry Michel — Rupert Leo Murphy — Harry Mark Royal — Edward Woodruff Seymour — Morris Woodruff Seymour — Abner Woodruff Sibal — William Perrin Walker — Woodruff Wallner — Anderson Howel Walters — David Wooster — Charles Woodruff Yost
  Woodruff, (need first name) — Candidate for mayor of Long Island City, N.Y., 1895. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, A. P. — of Savanna, Carroll County, Ill. Republican. Postmaster at Savanna, Ill., 1901; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1908, 1920 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Aaron Dickinson (1762-1817) — also known as Aaron D. Woodruff — of Trenton, Hunterdon County (now Mercer County), N.J. Born in Elizabeth, Union County, N.J., September 12, 1762. Lawyer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Hunterdon County, 1791, 1793-98, 1800, 1802; New Jersey state attorney general, 1793-1811, 1812-17; died in office 1817; mayor of Trenton, N.J., 1794-97. Died in Changewater, Warren County, N.J., 1817 (age about 54 years). Interment at First Presbyterian Churchyard, Trenton, N.J.
  Relatives: Son of Elias Woodruff (1739-1802) and Mary (Joline) Woodruff (1741-1815); married, September 14, 1786, to Grace Lowrey (1766-1815).
  Woodruff, Albert J. — of Decatur, DeKalb County, Ga. Democrat. Member of Georgia state house of representatives from DeKalb County, 1923-24; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Albert N. (b. 1850) — of Watervliet, Berrien County, Mich. Born in 1850. Republican. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Berrien County 1st District, 1885-86. Member, Grange. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Newton R. Woodruff (1825?-?).
  Woodruff, Albert S. (b. 1886) — of Merchantville, Camden County, N.J. Born in Hopewell Township, Cumberland County, N.J., April 15, 1886. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1924, 1928; member of New Jersey state senate from Camden County, 1924-26, 1933-35. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Arden — of Wyoming County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Wyoming County, 1846-47. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Ari E. — of Ford City (now part of Wyandotte), Wayne County, Mich. Elected (Citizens) village president of Ford City, Michigan 1903. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Ari Harrison (b. 1888) — also known as Ari H. Woodruff — of Wyandotte, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Wyandotte, Wayne County, Mich., November 1, 1888. Republican. Lawyer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 4th District, 1915-24; member of Michigan state senate, 1925-32 (5th District 1925-26, 21st District 1927-32); defeated, 1932. Irish and Dutch ancestry. Member, Knights of Pythias; Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Arthur E. — of Mt. Carmel, Hamden, New Haven County, Conn. First selectman of Hamden, Connecticut, 1907-08. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Arthur H. (b. 1928) — Born in 1928. U.S. Ambassador to Central African Republic, 1981. Still living as of 1991.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Woodruff, Asa T. — of Union County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Union County, 1883-84. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Benjamin — of Seneca County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Seneca County, 1831. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Bill — of Edinburg, Hidalgo County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Charles — Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Charles A. — of Barry County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Barry County, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Charles Armijo (1884-1945) — also known as Charles A. Woodruff — Born in Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, N.M., January 12, 1884. U.S. Navy officer; Governor of American Samoa; captain in Merchant Marine. Died by suicide, from hanging, in his room at the Hotel Bossert, Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., November 22, 1945 (age 61 years, 314 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Woodruff, Christian B. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 3rd District, 1859-61; member of New York state senate 4th District, 1862-65. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Constance — Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Woodruff, Curtiss T. — of Washington Depot, Washington, Litchfield County, Conn. Republican. Automobile dealer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Washington, 1937-40. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, David B. — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Democrat. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Greene County 1st District, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, David S. — of Antioch, Contra Costa County, Calif. Republican. Postmaster at Antioch, Calif., 1864-67. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Delevan See E. Delevan Woodruff
  Woodruff, E. Delevan — of Auburn, Cayuga County, N.Y. Republican. Postmaster at Auburn, N.Y., 1882-86. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, E. W. — of Michigan. Prohibition candidate for Governor of Michigan, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Edward N. (born c.1870) — of Peoria, Peoria County, Ill. Born about 1870. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1912; mayor of Peoria, Ill., 1919, 1935-37, 1942. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Edwin W. (1858-1944) — of Winn, Isabella County, Mich. Born in Ohio, 1858. Farmer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Isabella County, 1899-1900; defeated, 1914 (Progressive), 1922 (Republican primary). Died in 1944 (age about 86 years). Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Erastus — of East Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from East Hartford, 1833-34, 1840; member of Connecticut state senate 2nd District, 1838. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Ernest H. — of New York. Candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 8th District, 1906, 1913 (Prohibition), 1916 (Prohibition); Prohibition candidate for New York state attorney general, 1912; Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 43rd District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Everett — of Catskill, Greene County, N.Y. Village president of Catskill, New York, 1944, 1955. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, F. W. — of Joliet, Will County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Frank Clark (1866-1944) — also known as Frank C. Woodruff — of Orange, New Haven County, Conn.; New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Orange, New Haven County, Conn., October 27, 1866. Republican. Seed merchant; member of Connecticut state senate 14th District, 1911-12; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1912. Died in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., September 7, 1944 (age 77 years, 316 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Stiles Denison Woodruff (1837-1906) and Elizabeth Maria (Clark) Woodruff (1839-1906); brother of Watson Stiles Woodruff (1869-1930); married, February 14, 1889, to Julia Alling (1867-1930); sixth great-grandson of Theophilus Eaton; second cousin of Walter Samuel Hine; third cousin thrice removed of Martin Keeler and Bennet Bicknell.
  Political families: Woodruff-Hornblower-Seymour-Wadsworth family of Connecticut; Keeler-Floyd-Sherman-Bangs family of New York; Porter-Kelsey family of Connecticut; Fessenden family (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Woodruff, Frank E. — of Brunswick, Cumberland County, Maine. Democrat. Member of Maine state house of representatives from Cumberland County, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Franklin C. — Dry candidate for delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment at-large, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Fred See J. Fred Woodruff
  Woodruff, Fred P. — of Marion County, Iowa. Member of Iowa railroad commission, 1921-24, 1927-34. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Frederick A. — of St. Joseph, Berrien County, Mich. Postmaster at St. Joseph, Mich., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, George — U.S. Attorney for Georgia, 1798-1802. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, George — of Michigan. Circuit judge in Michigan 5th Circuit, 1866-75. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, George — of Joliet, Will County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, George Catlin (1805-1885) — also known as George C. Woodruff — of Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn., December 1, 1805. Democrat. Lawyer; postmaster at Litchfield, Conn., 1832-42, 1842-46; member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1851, 1866, 1874; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 4th District, 1861-63. Died in Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn., November 21, 1885 (age 79 years, 355 days). Interment at East Cemetery, Litchfield, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Morris Woodruff and Candace (Catlin) Woodruff (1786-1871); brother of Lucy Morris Woodruff (1807-1894; who married Origen Storrs Seymour (1804-1881)) and Lewis Bartholomew Woodruff; married, September 28, 1829, to Henrietta Sophronia Seymour (sister of Origen Storrs Seymour (1804-1881)); uncle of Edward Woodruff Seymour (1832-1892) and Morris Woodruff Seymour; fourth cousin once removed of Orsamus Cook Merrill, Timothy Merrill, Silas Wright, Jr., Marshall Chapin and James Samuel Wadsworth.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Woodruff-Hornblower-Seymour-Wadsworth family of Connecticut; Floyd-Woodbridge-Edwards family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Woodruff, George H. — of Rice County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 8, 1862. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, George M. — Democrat. Delegate to Gold Democrat National Convention from Connecticut, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, George W. — Pennsylvania state attorney general, 1923-27. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Gideon — of Plymouth, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Plymouth, 1820. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Gilbert — of Rockford, Winnebago County, Ill. Mayor of Rockford, Ill., 1873-75. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Grady — of Decatur, Wise County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Harry A. — of Bedford, Westchester County, N.Y. U.S. Vice Consul in Algiers, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Helen — of Franklin Park, Cook County, Ill. Postmaster at Franklin Park, Ill., 1901. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Helen Haines — also known as Helen H. Woodruff — of Elizabeth, Union County, N.J. Republican. Delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment at-large; elected 1933; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1936, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Henry A. — of Marshall, Calhoun County, Mich. Village president of Marshall, Michigan, 1852-54. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Henry H. (b. 1841) — of Roscommon County, Mich. Born in Flat Rock, Wayne County, Mich., 1841. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; Roscommon County Prosecuting Attorney; delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention 28th District, 1907-08. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, J. D. — Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wyoming, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, J. Fred — of Huntington Woods, Oakland County, Mich. Village president of Huntington Woods, Michigan, 1926-28. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, J. M. — of Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state house of representatives 10th District, 1899-1900. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, J. T. — of Springfield, Greene County, Mo. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, James G. — of Winchester, Litchfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Winchester; elected 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, James P. — of Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn. Democrat. Warden (borough president) of Litchfield, Connecticut, 1897; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Litchfield; elected 1902; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, James W., Sr. — of Columbus, Muscogee County, Ga. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Jason Cooper (1800-1878) — of Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y. Born March 11, 1800. Democrat. Mayor of Syracuse, N.Y., 1852-53. Died July 16, 1878 (age 78 years, 127 days). Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Jerry — of Michigan. Conservative. Candidate for Michigan state senate 8th District, 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  Woodruff, Jesse — of Lexington, Fayette County, Ky. Democrat. Postmaster at Lexington, Ky., 1855-61. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, John (1826-1868) — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Born in West Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., February 12, 1826. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New Haven, 1854; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1855-57, 1859-61; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 2nd Connecticut District, 1862-68; died in office 1868. Died in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., May 20, 1868 (age 42 years, 98 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, New Haven, Conn.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Woodruff, John T. — Candidate for delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention at-large, 1943. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Kate E. — of Preston, Chenango County, N.Y. Republican. Member of New York Republican State Committee, 1950. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Lea — of Demopolis, Marengo County, Ala. Born in Ohio. Postmaster at Demopolis, Ala., 1911. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Lewis — of Elizabethtown, Essex County (now Elizabeth, Union County), N.J. Postmaster at Elizabethtown, N.J., 1792-93. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Lewis — of Cumberland County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Cumberland County, 1853. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Lewis Bartholomew (1809-1875) — also known as Lewis B. Woodruff — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn., June 19, 1809. Lawyer; common pleas court judge in New York, 1849-55; superior court judge in New York, 1856-61; judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1868-69; Judge of U.S. Circuit Court for the 2nd Circuit, 1869-75; died in office 1875. Died in Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn., September 10, 1875 (age 66 years, 83 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Morris Woodruff and Candace (Catlin) Woodruff (1786-1871); brother of George Catlin Woodruff; married, November 4, 1835, to Harriette Burnet Hornblower (1810-1868; daughter of Joseph Coerten Hornblower; sister-in-law of Joseph Philo Bradley; sister of William Henry Hornblower; aunt of William Butler Hornblower; granddaughter of Josiah Hornblower); uncle of Edward Woodruff Seymour and Morris Woodruff Seymour; fourth cousin once removed of Orsamus Cook Merrill, Timothy Merrill (1781-1836), Silas Wright, Jr., Marshall Chapin and James Samuel Wadsworth.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Woodruff-Hornblower-Seymour-Wadsworth family of Connecticut; Hoar-Sherman family of Massachusetts; Murphy-Merrill family of Harbor Beach, Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Woodruff, Lucian Dallas (1845-1911) — also known as Lucian D. Woodruff — of Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa. Born in Landisburg, Perry County, Pa., January 8, 1845. Democrat. Printer; newspaper editor; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1879-82; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1884; candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 20th District, 1892; postmaster at Johnstown, Pa., 1895-99; mayor of Johnstown, Pa., 1899-1902; candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1904. Died, from stomach cancer and liver cancer, in Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa., January 27, 1911 (age 66 years, 19 days). Interment at Grandview Cemetery, Southmont, Pa.
  Relatives: Son of Elizabeth (Harper) Woodruff (1824-1875) and Henry Durant Woodruff (1825-1890); married, December 26, 1865, to Mary Margaret Wilson 'Maggie' Lynch (1847-1888); married, January 24, 1894, to Maria A. Dick; second cousin once removed of Rush Green Leaming; second cousin thrice removed of James Doolittle Wooster; second cousin four times removed of Andrew Adams (1736-1797); third cousin once removed of Harrison Blodget; third cousin thrice removed of Philip Frisbee; fourth cousin of Walter Harrison Blodget.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Appleton family of Massachusetts; Wildman family of Danbury, Connecticut; Beakes-Greene-Jennings family of Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Woodruff, M. Vernon — also known as Vern Woodruff — of Princeton, Gibson County, Ind. Democrat. Mayor of Princeton, Ind., 1950-56. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Marcus C. — of Dubuque County, Iowa. Member of Iowa railroad commission, 1878-82. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Marcus T. — Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Minus E., Jr. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Wayne County 6th District, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Woodruff, Morris (1777-1840) — of Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Morris, Litchfield County, Conn., September 3, 1777. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Litchfield, 1824-26, 1829-30, 1836-37; Presidential Elector for Connecticut, 1832. Died in Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn., May 17, 1840 (age 62 years, 257 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Woodruff (1749-1813) and Lucy (Morris) Woodruff (1754-1790); married to Candace Catlin (1786-1871); father of George Catlin Woodruff and Lewis Bartholomew Woodruff; grandfather of Edward Woodruff Seymour and Morris Woodruff Seymour; third cousin thrice removed of Ezekiel Gilbert Stoddard; fourth cousin of Orsamus Cook Merrill, Timothy Merrill, Silas Wright, Jr., Marshall Chapin and James Samuel Wadsworth; fourth cousin once removed of Theodore Dwight, Charles Robert Sherman, Eli Coe Birdsey, Farrand Fassett Merrill (1814-1859), William Chapman Williston, Charles Frederick Wadsworth, James Wolcott Wadsworth, William Sheffield Cowles, Franklin Darius Hale and George Harrison Hall.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Woodruff-Hornblower-Seymour-Wadsworth family of Connecticut; Murphy-Merrill family of Harbor Beach, Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Woodruff, Newton R. — of Berrien County, Mich. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Berrien County 1st District, 1865-66. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Albert N. Woodruff (1850-?).
  Woodruff, Noah — of Union County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Union County, 1863-64. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Oscar C. (b. 1852) — of West Burke, Burke, Caledonia County, Vt. Born in Lyndon, Caledonia County, Vt., January 22, 1852. Republican. Drover; deputy sheriff; member of Vermont state house of representatives from Burke, 1910. Christian Scientist. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, P. N. — of Kentucky. Farmer-Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 4th District, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Paul — of Redlands, San Bernardino County, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Woodruff, Philip — of Scottsburg, Livingston County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Livingston County 2nd District, 1849-50. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Philo — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 16, 1863-64. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Reuben M. — of Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn. Postmaster at Litchfield, Conn., 1846-49. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Richard H. — of Guilford, New Haven County, Conn. First selectman of Guilford, Connecticut, 1899-1901, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Robert Hamilton (b. 1875) — also known as Robert H. Woodruff — of Hackettstown, Warren County, N.J. Born in Washington, Warren County, N.J., February 14, 1875. Democrat. Physician; director, People's National Bank of Hackettstown; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Warren County, 1927-28. Member, Freemasons; Junior Order. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Descendant *** of Alexander Hamilton (1757-1804).
  Political family: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Woodruff, Robert J. (born c.1875) — of Orange, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Orange, New Haven County, Conn., about 1875. Republican. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Orange, 1901-02. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Robert J. — of Orange, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Robert S., Jr. — of Mercer County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Mercer County, 1875. Burial location unknown.
Rollin S. Woodruff Woodruff, Rollin Simmons (1854-1925) — also known as Rollin S. Woodruff — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y., July 14, 1854. Republican. President, C. S. Mersick & Co., wholesale iron dealers; director, Connecticut Savings Bank and Mechanics Bank; president, Grace Hospital of New Haven; member of Connecticut state senate, 1903; Lieutenant Governor of Connecticut, 1905-07; Governor of Connecticut, 1907-09; delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1912 (alternate), 1916, 1920 (alternate), 1924. English ancestry. Member, Union League. Died June 30, 1925 (age 70 years, 351 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, New Haven, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Rev. Jeremiah Woodruff and Clarisse (Thompson) Woodruff; married, January 14, 1880, to Kaomeo E. Perkins.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Legislative History and Souvenir of Connecticut 1907-08
  Woodruff, Roy Orchard (1876-1953) — also known as Roy O. Woodruff — of Bay City, Bay County, Mich. Born in Eaton Rapids, Eaton County, Mich., March 14, 1876. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; dentist; mayor of Bay City, Mich., 1911-13; U.S. Representative from Michigan 10th District, 1913-15, 1921-53; defeated, 1914; major in the U.S. Army during World War I; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1940. Baptist; later Presbyterian. Scottish and English ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows; American Legion; Elks; United Spanish War Veterans; American Dental Association; Delta Sigma Delta. Died in Washington, D.C., February 12, 1953 (age 76 years, 335 days). Interment at Elm Lawn Cemetery, Bay City, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Woodruff and Electa A. (Wallace) Woodruff; married 1906 to Vera May Hall (daughter of De Vere Hall (1867?-?)); married, June 11, 1921, to Daisy E. Fish.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Woodruff, Samuel — of Elizabethtown, Essex County (now Elizabeth, Union County), N.J. Mayor of Elizabethtown, N.J., 1748-62. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Thomas M. (1804-1855) — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in New Jersey, 1804. Democrat. U.S. Representative from New York 5th District, 1845-47. Died in 1855 (age about 51 years). Interment at First Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Newark, N.J.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
Timothy L. Woodruff Woodruff, Timothy L. (b. 1858) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in 1858. Republican. Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1897-1902; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1904, 1908, 1912; New York Republican state chair, 1906-10. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: New York Times, November 1, 1896
  Woodruff, Uriah D. — of Cumberland County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Cumberland County, 1847-48. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Vern See M. Vernon Woodruff
  Woodruff, Vernon See M. Vernon Woodruff
  Woodruff, W. A. — of Stilwell, Adair County, Okla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1936, 1940 (alternate). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, Watson Stiles (1869-1930) — also known as Watson S. Woodruff — of Orange, New Haven County, Conn. Born in Orange, New Haven County, Conn., April 8, 1869. Republican. Seed merchant; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Orange, 1907-08; member of Connecticut state senate 14th District, 1919-20. Died in Orange, New Haven County, Conn., September 4, 1930 (age 61 years, 149 days). Interment at Orange Center Cemetery, Orange, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of Stiles Denison Woodruff (1837-1906) and Elizabeth Maria (Clark) Woodruff (1839-1906); brother of Frank Clark Woodruff; married 1893 to Harriet 'Hattie' Hotchkiss (1870-1936); sixth great-grandson of Theophilus Eaton; second cousin of Walter Samuel Hine; third cousin thrice removed of Martin Keeler and Bennet Bicknell (1781-1841).
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Hatch family of Connecticut; Woodruff-Hornblower-Seymour-Wadsworth family of Connecticut; Fessenden family; Galloway family of Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Woodruff, William E. — of Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Democrat. Postmaster at Little Rock, Ark., 1845-46. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, William H. — of Milford, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Milford; elected 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Woodruff, William N. — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Hartford, 1896. Burial location unknown.


WOODRUFFE (Soundex W361) — See also BRUFFETT, DRUFENBROCK, DRUFFEL, DRUFUS, GOODRUM, RUFFEE, WOODRESS, WOODRING, WOODROE, WOODROOF, WOODROUGH, WOODROW, WOODRUFF, WOODRUM.

  Woodruffe, Theor. — of Oneida County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly, 1817-19 (Oneida County 1817-18, Oneida and Oswego counties 1818-19). Burial location unknown.


WOODRUM (Soundex W365) — See also DRUM, GOODRUM, WOOD, WOODRESS, WOODRING, WOODROE, WOODROOF, WOODROUGH, WOODROW, WOODRUFF, WOODRUFFE.

  WOODRUM: See also Andrew J. Belcher — William S. Johnson
  Woodrum, Carl N. — of Kanawha County, W.Va.; Cabell County, W.Va. Republican. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates; elected 1946; defeated, 1964 (Cabell County), 1966 (Cabell County). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Woodrum, Chip See Clifton Alexander Woodrum III
  Woodrum, Clifton Alexander (1887-1950) — also known as Clifton A. Woodrum — of Roanoke, Va. Born in Roanoke, Va., April 27, 1887. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Virginia, 1923-45 (6th District 1923-33, at-large 1933-35, 6th District 1935-45). Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners. Died in 1950 (age about 63 years). Interment at Fair View Cemetery, Roanoke, Va.
  Relatives: Grandfather of Clifton Alexander Woodrum III (1938-).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Woodrum, Clifton Alexander III (b. 1938) — also known as Clifton A. Woodrum III; Chip Woodrum — of Roanoke, Va. Born in Washington, D.C., July 23, 1938. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1972; Virginia Democratic state chair, 1972-76; member of Virginia state house of delegates 16th District, 1980-. Member, American Bar Association; Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Phi Alpha Delta. Still living as of 2001.
  Relatives: Grandson of Clifton Alexander Woodrum (1887-1950).


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