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WOODS-HARRIS (Soundex W326) — See also HARRIS, WOODS.

  Woods-Harris, Carole — of Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nebraska, 2000, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.


WOODS-JONES (Soundex W322)

  Woods-Jones, Dezie D. — of Madera, Madera County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


WOODS-MERRILL (Soundex W325)

  Woods-Merrill, J. L. — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Independence candidate for Presidential Elector for Missouri, 1908. Burial location unknown.


WOODSIDE (Soundex W323) — See also ADSIT, ADSITT, EDWOODS, GOODSIR, HINDSILL, PODSIADLIK, WOOD, WOODS, WOODSMALL, WOODSON, WOODSTOCK, WOODSUM.

  WOODSIDE: See also David Eason
  Woodside, Byron D. — Member, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1960-67. Still living as of 1967.
  Woodside, Howard B. — of Plover, Portage County, Wis. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Woodside, J. Posey — of Oregon County, Mo. Democrat. Lawyer; newspaper publisher; farmer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Oregon County, 1875, 1895-96. Burial location unknown.
  Woodside, Jonathan F. (1799-1845) — Born in 1799. U.S. Charge d'Affaires to Denmark, 1835-41. Died in 1845 (age about 46 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Woodside, L. B. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Woodside, Nancy Jane — of Provo, Utah County, Utah. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 2000, 2004; candidate for U.S. Representative from Utah 3rd District, 2002; member of Democratic National Committee from Utah, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Woodside, Posey See J. Posey Woodside
  Woodside, R. W. — of Kansas. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Kansas 4th District, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Woodside, Robert Elmer (1904-1998) — also known as Robert E. Woodside — of Millersburg, Dauphin County, Pa. Born in Millersburg, Dauphin County, Pa., June 4, 1904. Republican. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1932-42; Pennsylvania state attorney general, 1951-53; resigned 1953; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1952 (member, Resolutions Committee); superior court judge in Pennsylvania, 1953-65; defeated, 1964; candidate for justice of Pennsylvania state supreme court, 1958. Lutheran. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Redmen; Royal Arcanum. Died in Sun City, Maricopa County, Ariz., March 18, 1998 (age 93 years, 287 days). Burial location unknown.
  Woodside, Terry — of Shinnston, Harrison County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates 48th District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.


WOODSMALL (Soundex W325) — See also EDWOODS, GODSMAN, GOLDSMITH, HAADSMA, HINDSMAN, SIEDSMA, SMALL, SMALLENBERGER, SMALLEY, SMALLHOOVER, SMALLIGAN, SMALLMAN, SMALLS, SMALLWOOD, SMALWOOD, WOODS, WOODSIDE, WOODSON, WOODSTOCK, WOODSUM.

  Woodsmall, Harrison — of Indiana. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Woodsmall, James C. — of Memphis, Scotland County, Mo. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Scotland County, 1933-34, 1937-44; defeated, 1944. Burial location unknown.


WOODSON (Soundex W325) — See also DODSON, EDWOODS, GODSOE, GOODSON, HERMODSON, HODSON, THORMODSON, WOOD, WOODS, WOODSIDE, WOODSMALL, WOODSTOCK, WOODSUM.

  WOODSON: See also Frederick Bates — James Woodson Bates — Edward Bates — Julia Woodson Edman — Thomas Jordan Jarvis — Woodson I. Ligon — Woodson Ratcliffe Oglesby — Woodson Oldham — Woodson Taylor Slater — Gustavus Woodson Smith — William Woodson Trent
  Woodson, Archelaus M. — Justice of Missouri state supreme court, 1907-15. Burial location unknown.
  Woodson, Belmont See J. Belmont Woodson
  Woodson, C. C. — of Brownwood, Brown County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1956. Still living as of 1956.
  Woodson, Clinton C. — of Platte City, Platte County, Mo. Democrat. Chair of Platte County Democratic Party, 1943. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Woodson, Cornelius — of St. Louis, Mo. Socialist. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 1st District, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Woodson, Daniel — of Granville County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Granville County, 1812-13. Burial location unknown.
  Woodson, Daniel (1824-1894) — of Lynchburg, Va.; Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan.; Coffeyville, Montgomery County, Kan. Born May 13, 1824. Newspaper editor and publisher; secretary of Kansas Territory, 1854-57; Governor of Kansas Territory, 1855, 1855, 1856, 1856, 1857. Died in Claremore, Cherokee Nation County, Indian Territory (now Rogers County, Okla.), October 5, 1894 (age 70 years, 145 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Stephen Woodson (1786-c.1831) and Jane (Woodson) Woodson (died 1824); married, October 14, 1847, to America (Christian) Palmer (1824-1912); first cousin of John Archibald Woodson; second cousin once removed of Urey Woodson; third cousin once removed of Frederick Bates, James Woodson Bates and Edward Bates; third cousin twice removed of Samuel Hughes Woodson and Silas Woodson (1819-1896).
  Political family: Woodson family of Jessamine County, Kentucky.
  Woodson, David Meade (1806-1877) — also known as David M. Woodson — of Carrollton, Greene County, Ill. Born near Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Ky., 1806. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1833; delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention from Greene County, 1847; justice of Illinois state supreme court, 1848; circuit judge in Illinois, 1850; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1868. Died in Carrollton, Greene County, Ill., 1877 (age about 71 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Hughes Woodson (1779-1827) and Anna Randolph (Meade) Woodson; brother of Tucker Woodson and Samuel Hughes Woodson (1815-1881); married to Lucy Nash McDowell and Julia Kennett; father of John McDowell Woodson; first cousin once removed of Silas Woodson (1819-1896).
  Political family: Woodson family of Jessamine County, Kentucky.
  Woodson, George H. — of Oskaloosa, Mahaska County, Iowa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Woodson, Howard, Jr. See Samuel Howard Woodson, Jr.
  Woodson, J. A. See James Alexander Woodson
  Woodson, J. Belmont — of Virginia. Democrat. Member of Virginia state senate, 1920-37 (19th District 1920-23, 4th District 1924-37); candidate for Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Woodson, James Alexander (1848-1908) — also known as J. A. Woodson — of Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, Ark.; Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark. Born in Rockingham County, N.C., July 14, 1848. Grocer; paving contractor; railroad builder; mayor of Little Rock, Ark., 1895-1900. Died in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Ark., October 19, 1908 (age 60 years, 97 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Dr. James Turner Woodson (1822-1851) and Mary E. (Smith) Woodson (died 1851); married, February 25, 1868, to Virginia Caroline Lanier; third cousin thrice removed of Samuel Hughes Woodson and Silas Woodson (1819-1896).
  Political family: Woodson family of Jessamine County, Kentucky.
  Woodson, James E. — of Hutchinson, Reno County, Kan.; Topeka, Shawnee County, Kan. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1956, 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Woodson, Jamie — of Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Woodson, John Archibald (b. 1843) — of Meagher County, Mont.; Washington County, Miss.; Miles City, Custer County, Mont. Born in Columbia, Boone County, Mo., May 28, 1843. Democrat. Meagher County Sheriff; member of Montana state legislature, 1890. Baptist. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Warren Woodson (1796-1868) and Amanda Berry (Dick) Woodson (born 1811); married, December 21, 1876, to Mary Taliaferro Baker (died 1888); first cousin of Daniel Woodson; second cousin once removed of Urey Woodson; third cousin once removed of Frederick Bates, James Woodson Bates and Edward Bates; third cousin twice removed of Samuel Hughes Woodson and Silas Woodson (1819-1896).
  Political family: Woodson family of Jessamine County, Kentucky.
  Woodson, John McDowell (b. 1834) — also known as John M. Woodson — of Carrollton, Greene County, Ill.; Carlinville, Macoupin County, Ill.; St. Louis, Mo. Born near Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Ky., June 5, 1834. Engineer; lawyer; delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention from Greene County, 1862; member of Illinois state senate, 1867-69; attorney for several railroads. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of David Meade Woodson and Lucy Nash (McDowell) Woodson; married to Virginia C. Davis, Mary Ann Henderson and Sarah Alice Nutt; nephew of Tucker Woodson and Samuel Hughes Woodson (1815-1881); grandson of Samuel Hughes Woodson (1779-1827); first cousin twice removed of Silas Woodson (1819-1896).
  Political family: Woodson family of Jessamine County, Kentucky.
  Woodson, S. Howard, Jr. See Samuel Howard Woodson, Jr.
  Woodson, Samuel H. — of Independence, Jackson County, Mo. Mayor of Independence, Mo., 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Woodson, Samuel Howard, Jr. (1916-1999) — also known as S. Howard Woodson, Jr. — of Trenton, Mercer County, N.J. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., May 8, 1916. Democrat. Pastor; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1964; member of New Jersey state house of assembly, 1964-76 (Mercer County 1964-67, District 6-B 1968-73, 13th District 1974-76); resigned 1976. Baptist. African ancestry. Died in Trenton, Mercer County, N.J., July 28, 1999 (age 83 years, 81 days). Interment at Ewing Cemetery, Ewing, N.J.
  Epitaph: "He devoted his life to preaching, teaching and living the Word of God."
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Woodson, Samuel Hughes (1779-1827) — of near Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Ky.; Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky. Born in Albemarle County, Va., 1779. Lawyer; Jessamine County Court Clerk, 1803-19; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 2nd District, 1821-23; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1825-26. Died near Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Ky., 1827 (age about 48 years). Interment at Crocket Burying Ground, Nicholasville, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Tucker Woodson (c.1744-1779) and Elizabeth (Moore) Woodson; married to Anna Randolph Meade; father of Tucker Woodson (1804-1874), David Meade Woodson (1806-1877) and Samuel Hughes Woodson; grandfather of John McDowell Woodson; first cousin of Silas Woodson; third cousin once removed of Frederick Bates, James Woodson Bates and Edward Bates; third cousin twice removed of Daniel Woodson and John Archibald Woodson; third cousin thrice removed of James Alexander Woodson and Urey Woodson.
  Political family: Woodson family of Jessamine County, Kentucky.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Woodson, Samuel Hughes (1815-1881) — also known as Samuel H. Woodson — of Independence, Jackson County, Mo. Born in Jessamine County, Ky., 1815. Lawyer; delegate to Missouri state constitutional convention 25th District, 1845-46; U.S. Representative from Missouri 5th District, 1857-61; circuit judge in Missouri, 1870. Died in 1881 (age about 66 years). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Independence, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Hughes Woodson and Anna (Randolph) Woodson; brother of Tucker Woodson and David Meade Woodson; married 1839 to Margaret J. Ashby (died 1912); uncle of John McDowell Woodson; first cousin once removed of Silas Woodson (1819-1896).
  Political family: Woodson family of Jessamine County, Kentucky.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Woodson, Silas (1819-1896) — of Knox County, Ky.; St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Mo. Born near Barbourville, Knox County, Ky., May 18, 1819. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1842, 1853-55; delegate to Kentucky state constitutional convention, 1849; Governor of Missouri, 1873-75; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1876, 1880; circuit judge in Missouri, 1881-96. Protestant; later Catholic. Died October 9, 1896 (age 77 years, 144 days). Interment at Mt. Mora Cemetery, St. Joseph, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Wade Netherland Woodson and Alice (Chick) Woodson; married, September 13, 1842, to Mary Jane McRoberts (1825-1845); married, July 27, 1846, to Olivia Adams (1828-1856); married, December 27, 1866, to Virginia Juliet Lard (1846-1907); first cousin of Samuel Hughes Woodson (1779-1827); first cousin once removed of Tucker Woodson, David Meade Woodson and Samuel Hughes Woodson (1815-1881); first cousin twice removed of John McDowell Woodson; third cousin once removed of Frederick Bates, James Woodson Bates and Edward Bates; third cousin twice removed of Daniel Woodson and John Archibald Woodson; third cousin thrice removed of James Alexander Woodson (1848-1908) and Urey Woodson.
  Political family: Woodson family of Jessamine County, Kentucky.
  Woodson, T. L. — of Alderson, Greenbrier County, W.Va. Republican. Chair of Greenbrier County Republican Party, 1917. Burial location unknown.
  Woodson, Tucker (1804-1874) — of Jessamine County, Ky. Born near Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Ky., November 4, 1804. Whig. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1830; member of Kentucky state senate, 1840; Jessamine County Judge. Died July 8, 1874 (age 69 years, 246 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Anna Randolph (Meade) Woodson and Samuel Hughes Woodson (1779-1827); brother of David Meade Woodson and Samuel Hughes Woodson (1815-1881); married to Evelyn Byrd; uncle of John McDowell Woodson; first cousin once removed of Silas Woodson (1819-1896).
  Political family: Woodson family of Jessamine County, Kentucky.
  Woodson, Urey (1859-1939) — of Owensboro, Daviess County, Ky. Born in Madisonville, Hopkins County, Ky., August 16, 1859. Democrat. Newspaper editor and publisher; Kentucky railroad commissioner, 1891-95; member of Democratic National Committee from Kentucky, 1896-1912, 1916-18, 1924-28; Secretary of Democratic National Committee, 1904-12; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1932; Convention Secretary, 1908, 1912. Presbyterian. Died in Owensboro, Daviess County, Ky., August 6, 1939 (age 79 years, 355 days). Interment at Rosehill Elmwood Cemetery, Owensboro, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel Charles Woodson (1825-1907) and Rebecca Jane (Hawthorne) Woodson; married, February 12, 1885, to Elizabeth Ford; second cousin once removed of Daniel Woodson and John Archibald Woodson; third cousin twice removed of Frederick Bates, James Woodson Bates and Edward Bates; third cousin thrice removed of Samuel Hughes Woodson and Silas Woodson (1819-1896).
  Political family: Woodson family of Jessamine County, Kentucky.
  Woodson, W. N. — of Red Bluff, Tehama County, Calif. Postmaster at Red Bluff, Calif., 1887. Burial location unknown.
  Woodson, Walter H. — of Salisbury, Rowan County, N.C. Democrat. Member of North Carolina state senate 25th District, 1921-22; delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Woodson, William E. — of Marshall, Saline County, Mo. Democrat. Postmaster at Marshall, Mo., 1887-89. Burial location unknown.


WOODSTOCK (Soundex W323) — See also EDWOODS, GODSTREY, GOLDSTOCK, GOODSTEIN, HOLDSTOCK, STOCK, WOODS, WOODSIDE, WOODSMALL, WOODSON, WOODSUM.

  Woodstock, Frederick M. — of Chester, Middlesex County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Chester, 1906. Burial location unknown.


WOODSUM (Soundex W325) — See also EDWOODS, WOOD, WOODS, WOODSIDE, WOODSMALL, WOODSON, WOODSTOCK.

  Woodsum, Howard C. — U.S. Vice Consul in San Salvador, 1901; U.S. Vice Consul General in San Salvador, 1901-05. Burial location unknown.


WOODUL (Soundex W340) — See also WOOD, WOODHULL, WOODUS.

  Woodul, Walter — of Texas. Lieutenant Governor of Texas, 1935-39. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


WOODUS (Soundex W320) — See also HODUSKI, MIODUSKI, ODUS, SUDOW, WIDDIS, WIDDOES, WOOD, WOODHOUSE, WOODIS, WOODS, WOODUL.

  WOODUS: See also Woodus Kellum


WOODVILLE (Soundex W314) — See also LEADVILLE, ODVARKA, RICHARDVILLE, VODVARKA.

  WOODVILLE: See also William Woodville Rockhill — Woodville J. Rogers
  Woodville, Robert — U.S. Consular Agent in Utilla, as of 1884-89; U.S. Vice Consul in Utilla, as of 1897-98. Burial location unknown.


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