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WOODWARD (Soundex W363) — See also EDWARD, EDWARDE, EDWARDS, EDWARDSEN, EDWARE, RODWAY, WARD, WOOD, WOODARD, WOODWORTH, WOODYARD.

  WOODWARD: See also Charles Brantley Aycock — Robert Woodward Barnwell — William Woodward Brandon — Woodward Harold Brenton — Thomas Stalker Butler — Hiram Bidwell Case — Woodward W. Cheairs — Benjamin Robbins Curtis — Joseph E. Daily — Stanley Woodward Davenport — Charles Werden Deane — Edward Augustus Ducker — Jane Woodward Elioseff — Louis Woodard Emerson — James Alfred Emerson — George Woodward Greene — Newton Woodward Hall — Justin Woodward Harding — Richard Hutson — William Strother Lyles — Paul Leonard Newman — Ransom Eli Olds — Robert Emmett Searcy — Alanson Skinner — T. Woodward Trainer — Benjamin Harrison Waigand — Ebenezer William Walbridge — Woodward Warren — Woodward Warrick — George Woodward Wickersham — Tilford Albert Willmore
  Woodward, A. T. — of Valdosta, Lowndes County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Abner — of New Castle County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 7th District, 1939-42. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Alfred L. — of Jackson County, Fla. Delegate to Florida state constitutional convention from Jackson County, 1838-39. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Allen S. — of Hubbardston, Worcester County, Mass. Republican. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Third Worcester District, 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Americus H. — of Clearfield, Clearfield County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Arthur R. — Libertarian. Candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Woodward, Asa B. — of Norwalk, Fairfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 12th District, 1871-72. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Augustus Brevoort (1774-1827) — also known as Augustus B. Woodward; Elias Brevoort Woodward; "Epaminondas" — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in 1774. Justice of Michigan territorial supreme court, 1805-24; U.S. District Judge for Florida, 1824-27. Member, Freemasons. Died in Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla., July 12, 1827 (age about 53 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John Woodward and Ann (Silvester) Woodward.
  Woodward, Ben — of Flint, Genesee County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Benjamin — of Old Fort Schuyler, Herkimer County (now Utica, Oneida County), N.Y. Postmaster at Old Fort Schuyler, N.Y., 1796-97. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Benjamin — of Orange County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Orange County, 1814-15, 1820-21, 1826; member of New York state senate 2nd District, 1827-30. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Blanche M. (b. 1892) — of Bethlehem, Litchfield County, Conn. Born in Connecticut, February, 1892. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Bethlehem, 1920. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Andrew Jackson Woodward and Celia Woodward; seventh great-granddaughter of Thomas Welles; second cousin twice removed of Charles Robert Sherman; second cousin four times removed of Pierpont Edwards and Aaron Burr; third cousin once removed of Charles Taylor Sherman, William Tecumseh Sherman, Lampson Parker Sherman, John Sherman and Ezekiel Gilbert Stoddard; third cousin thrice removed of John Davenport (1752-1830), James Davenport, Theodore Dwight and Henry Waggaman Edwards; fourth cousin of Louis Ezekiel Stoddard.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Kidder family of Connecticut; Sherman family of Connecticut; Appleton family of Massachusetts; Waterman-Huntington family of Connecticut and New York; Condit family of Orange, New Jersey; DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Woodward, Brendan — of Woodinville, King County, Wash. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Woodward, C. H. — of Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska. Mayor of Fairbanks, Alaska, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
C. M. Woodward Woodward, C. M. — of Tempe, Maricopa County, Ariz. Mayor of Tempe, Ariz., 1920-22. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: City of Tempe
  Woodward, Carl — of Monessen, Westmoreland County, Pa. Mayor of Monessen, Pa., 1927-29. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Carlton See G. Carlton Woodward
  Woodward, Carlton See O. Carlton Woodward
  Woodward, Charles — of Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Middletown, 1839; member of Connecticut state senate 18th District, 1841. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Charles — of Cook County, Ill. Delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention 23rd District, 1920-22. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Charles E. — of La Salle County, Ill. Delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention 39th District, 1920-22. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Charles S. — of Mt. Hope, Orange County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Orange County 2nd District, 1863-64. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Charles T. — of Passaic County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Passaic County, 1889. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Claude — of Richmond, Va. Mayor of Richmond, Va., 1960-62. Still living as of 1962.
  Woodward, Clement J. — of Keene, Cheshire County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 13th District, 1893-94. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Collin H. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Daniel D. — of Mexico, Audrain County, Mo. Democrat. Postmaster at Mexico, Mo., 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Dave See David Woodward
  Woodward, David — also known as Dave Woodward — of Madison Heights, Oakland County, Mich.; Royal Oak, Oakland County, Mich. Democrat. Member of Michigan state house of representatives 34th District; elected 1998; chair of Oakland County Democratic Party, 2003-07. Still living as of 2007.
  Woodward, Don H. — of Keene, Cheshire County, N.H. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, E. H. — of Newberg, Yamhill County, Ore. Postmaster at Newberg, Ore., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, E. R. — of Metcalfe County, Ky. Delegate to Kentucky secession convention, 1861. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Edward F. — of Sonoma County, Calif.; San Francisco, Calif. Member of California state senate, 1903-06; U.S. Surveyor of Customs, 1909. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Elbert A. — of Norwalk, Fairfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 12th District, 1870. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Elias Brevoort See Augustus Brevoort Woodward
  Woodward, Elijah — of Torrington, Litchfield County, Conn. First selectman of Torrington, Connecticut, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Ellen S. — of Jackson, Hinds County, Miss. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1928 (alternate), 1936, 1940. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Elsie Cryder (1883-1981) — also known as Elsie C. Woodward; Elizabeth Ogden Cryder; Mrs. William Woodward — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., December 21, 1883. Philanthropist; delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Female. Died in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., July 13, 1981 (age 97 years, 204 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Daughter of Duncan Cryder (1843-1913; tea importer) and Elizabeth (Ogden) Cryder (died 1915); married, October 24, 1904, to William Woodward (1876-1953; banker; owner and breeder of race horses); grandmother of William Woodward III; third cousin once removed of Joseph Rodman West; third cousin twice removed of Preston Lea; fourth cousin of Elizabeth Roberts Canby (who married Edward Green Bradford (1819-1884)); fourth cousin once removed of Charles Corbit and William Webb, Jr..
  Political families: DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware; Sherman family of Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Woodward, Emily — of Vienna, Dooly County, Ga. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Ernest L. — of Le Roy, Genesee County, N.Y. Republican. Presidential Elector for New York, 1916, 1920; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Everett H. — of Silver Spring, Montgomery County, Md. Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Maryland 8th District, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Woodward, F. A. — of Globe, Gila County, Ariz. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, F. J. — of San Joaquin County, Calif. Member of California state assembly, 1871-73, 1885-87 (11th District 1871-73, 59th District 1885-87). Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Ferdinand — of Monmouth County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Monmouth County, 1848. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Frank P. — of Southern Pines, Moore County, N.C. Postmaster at Southern Pines, N.C., 1885-86. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, G. Carlton — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Dawson, as of 1905-06; U.S. Consul in Vancouver, as of 1916-17; Campbellton, as of 1919-26; Prince Rupert, 1927-35. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, George — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pa. Republican. Physician; member of Pennsylvania state senate 6th District, 1919-46. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, George W. — of Boyce, Rapides Parish, La. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, George Washington (1809-1875) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Bethany, Wayne County, Pa., March 26, 1809. Democrat. Delegate to Pennsylvania state constitutional convention, 1837, 1873; district judge in Pennsylvania, 1841-51; candidate for U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, 1845; justice of Pennsylvania state supreme court, 1852-67; chief justice of Pennsylvania state supreme court, 1863-67; candidate for Governor of Pennsylvania, 1863; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 12th District, 1867-71. Died in Rome, Italy, May 10, 1875 (age 66 years, 45 days). Interment at Hollenback Cemetery, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
  Presumably named for: George Washington
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Woodward, Gilbert Motier (1835-1913) — also known as Gilbert M. Woodward — of Wisconsin. Born in Washington, D.C., December 25, 1835. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; La Crosse County District Attorney, 1866-73; mayor of La Crosse, Wis., 1874-75; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 1880, 1888; U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 7th District, 1883-85; candidate for Governor of Wisconsin, 1886. Died in La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wis., March 13, 1913 (age 77 years, 78 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, La Crosse, Wis.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Woodward, Griswold — of Torrington, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Torrington, 1831. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Mrs. H. B. — of Clayton, Union County, N.M. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Mexico, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Hal See Halbert Owen Woodward
  Woodward, Halbert Owen (1918-2000) — also known as Halbert O. Woodward; Hal Woodward — of Coleman, Coleman County, Tex. Born in Coleman, Coleman County, Tex., April 8, 1918. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; land title supervisor, Humble Oil and Refining Company, 1945-49; member, Texas State Highway Commission, 1959-68; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1964; U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Texas, 1968-86; took senior status 1986. Methodist. Died in Brownwood, Brown County, Tex., October 3, 2000 (age 82 years, 178 days). Burial location unknown.
  Cross-reference: Jerry E. Smith
  See also federal judicial profile
  Woodward, Harold C. — of Riverside, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 6th District, 1946; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Helen Lee — Dry candidate for delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment at-large, 1933. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Henry — of Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Middletown, 1830-31. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Horace L. — of Arlington, Arlington County, Va. Republican. Dry candidate for delegate to Virginia convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Howard E. (b. 1892) — of Fairmont, Marion County, W.Va. Born in Taylor County, W.Va., June 1, 1892. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Marion County, 1935-36. Southern Methodist. Member, American Legion; Moose; Odd Fellows; Woodmen. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Hugh B. — U.S. Attorney for New Mexico, 1929-33. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, I. R. See Ira Richard Woodward
  Woodward, Ian K. — Liberal. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 34th District, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Woodward, Ira Richard (1874-1954) — also known as I. R. Woodward — of Payette, Payette County, Idaho. Born in Wisconsin, May 17, 1874. Physician; mayor of Payette, Idaho, 1917-33, 1935-41. Died in Payette, Payette County, Idaho, May 28, 1954 (age 80 years, 11 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Payette, Idaho.
  Relatives: Married to Anna Josephine Hastings (1883-1968).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Woodward, Israel J. — of Mercer County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Mercer County, 1843-45. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, J. B. — of Franklin, Warren County, Ohio. Postmaster at Franklin, Ohio, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, J. B. — of Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, J. K. — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 12th District, 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, J. L. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, J. M. — of Kentucky. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky at-large, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, James — of Texas. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Woodward, James Fleming (b. 1868) — also known as James F. Woodward — of McKeesport, Allegheny County, Pa. Born in New Brighton, Beaver County, Pa., February 19, 1868. Republican. Machinist; bookkeeper; hospital superintendent; member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives, 1905-12, 1915-18; Pennsylvania secretary of internal affairs, 1919-27; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1924, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, James G. (1845-1923) — of Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga. Born January 14, 1845. Mayor of Atlanta, Ga., 1899-1901, 1905-07, 1913-17. Died August 29, 1923 (age 78 years, 227 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Woodward, James M. — of Connecticut. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1868 (member, Resolutions Committee). Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, James O. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 27th District, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, James W. — of Beacon Falls, New Haven County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Beacon Falls, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Jay — of Chisholm, St. Louis County, Minn. Mayor of Chisholm, Minn., 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Jeffrey — of Michigan. U.S. Labor candidate for Michigan state senate 11th District, 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  Woodward, Joe — of Magnolia, Columbia County, Ark. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Woodward, John, Jr. — of Chautauqua County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Chautauqua County, 1835. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, John — of Jamestown, Chautauqua County, N.Y.; Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Justice of New York Supreme Court 8th District, 1897-1922; resigned 1922; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court 2nd Department, 1900-22. Burial location unknown.
John B. Woodward Woodward, John Blackburne (1835-1896) — also known as John B. Woodward — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., May 31, 1835. Colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; leather business; importer and exporter; Independent candidate for mayor of Brooklyn, N.Y., 1885. Unitarian. English ancestry. Member, National Rifle Association; Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Grand Army of the Republic; Loyal Legion. Died, from pneumonia, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., March 7, 1896 (age 60 years, 281 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Woodward and Mary Barrow (Blackburne) Woodward; married, May 31, 1870, to Elizabeth Cook Blackburne.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: John B. Woodward: a biographical memoir (1897)
  Woodward, John H. — of Knox County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Knox County, 1913-14. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, John I. — of Conwayboro, Horry District (now Conway, Horry County), S.C. Democrat. Postmaster at Conwayboro, S.C., 1854. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Joseph — of Warren County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Warren County, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Joseph — of Ohio. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 3rd District, 1922, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Joseph Addison (1806-1885) — of South Carolina. Born in South Carolina, 1806. Democrat. Member of South Carolina state legislature, 1840; U.S. Representative from South Carolina 3rd District, 1843-53. Died in 1885 (age about 79 years). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Talladega, Ala.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Woodward, Joseph T. — U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Coaticook, as of 1884. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Josiah N. — of New Hampshire. Republican. Candidate for New Hampshire state senate 20th District, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Judy D. — of Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, N.M. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Woodward, L. — of Owensboro, Daviess County, Ky. Mayor of Owensboro, Ky., 1953. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Leslie Harry (1895-1980) — also known as Leslie Woodward — of Coldwater, Branch County, Mich. Born in Coldwater, Branch County, Mich., July 19, 1895. Republican. Mayor of Coldwater, Mich., 1935-37. Died in Coldwater, Branch County, Mich., September 4, 1980 (age 85 years, 47 days). Interment at Oak Grove Cemetery, Coldwater, Mich.
  Woodward, Lucille M. — of Salisbury, Litchfield County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Salisbury, 1939-40. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Lysander (1817-1880) — of Rochester, Oakland County, Mich. Born in Columbia, Tolland County, Conn., November 19, 1817. Supervisor of Avon Township, Michigan, 1856, 1876; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Oakland County 1st District, 1861-62; Oakland County Treasurer, 1866-70; member of Michigan state constitutional commission 6th District, 1873; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1878; president, Detroit and Bay City Railroad. Died in Rochester, Oakland County, Mich., January 14, 1880 (age 62 years, 56 days). Interment at Mt. Avon Cemetery, Rochester, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Asahel Woodward and Harriet (House) Woodward; married to Penina Axford Simpson (1825-1894).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Woodward, M. C. — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, M. H. — of Alabama. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Alabama 7th District, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, M. J. — of Plattsburg, Clinton County, Mo. Democrat. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Clinton County, 1939-40. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Madison — of Columbia, Tolland County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 21st District, 1870. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Marcus — of Somers, Tolland County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 20th District, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Martin — Democrat. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 70th District, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Woodward, Mary — of Whittemore, Kossuth County, Iowa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Maud L. — of Bolton, Tolland County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Bolton, 1935-40. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Michael J. — of Berwyn, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Candidate for mayor of Berwyn, Ill., 2005. Still living as of 2005.
  Woodward, Nathan A. — of Batavia, Genesee County, N.Y. Delegate to New York state constitutional convention 29th District, 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, O. C. — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Democrat. Postmaster at San Antonio, Tex., 1847. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, O. Carlton — U.S. Consul in Prince Rupert, as of 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Olin E. — of Enfield, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Enfield; elected 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Orison — of Milford, Worcester County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, R. C. — of El Dorado, Butler County, Kan. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1952 (member, Resolutions Committee). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, R. L., Jr. — of Suffolk, Va. Mayor of Suffolk, Va., 1953-55. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Ralph K. — of Sharon, Litchfield County, Conn. Republican. Elected Connecticut state house of representatives from Sharon 1926. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Robert Forbes (1908-2001) — also known as Robert F. Woodward — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. Born in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn., October 1, 1908. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Rio de Janeiro, as of 1938; U.S. Consul in La Paz, as of 1943; U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica, 1954-58; Uruguay, 1958-61; Chile, 1961; Spain, 1962-65. Died, of cardiovascular disease, in Washington, D.C., May 18, 2001 (age 92 years, 229 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier
  Woodward, Robert M. — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Candidate for Illinois state senate 29th District, 1934; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1964. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Robert S. — of Dongan Hills, Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state senate 24th District, 1936; chair of Richmond County Republican Party, 1939-42; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1940; candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 11th District, 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Roy A. — Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Presque Isle District, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, S. A. — of Norfolk, Va. Member of Virginia state house of delegates from Norfolk city, 1914-15. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, S. H. — of Wheeling, Ohio County, Va. (now W.Va.). Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Virginia, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, S. L. — of Charleroi, Washington County, Pa. Burgess of Charleroi, Pennsylvania, 1927-37. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Samuel — of Torrington, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Torrington, 1822. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Samuel B. — of Wethersfield, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state senate 1st District, 1832. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Samuel R. — of Bethany, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention; elected 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Samuel R. (born c.1884) — of Bolton Notch, Bolton, Tolland County, Conn. Born in Vernon Center, Vernon, Tolland County, Conn., about 1884. Republican. Hotel proprietor; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Bolton, 1917-18. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Sarah J. — of Waterville (now Waterville Valley), Grafton County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Waterville, 1948; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Waterville, 1956. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Stanley (1899-1992) — of Pennsylvania. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., March 12, 1899. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Vice Consul in Geneva, as of 1926-29; U.S. Ambassador to Canada, 1950-53. Died in 1992 (age about 93 years). Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Woodward, Sue Ann — of Oklahoma. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Woodward, Sue C. — of Pennsylvania. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2000. Female. Still living as of 2000.
  Woodward, T. W. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Thomas G. — of New Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New Haven, 1842. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Thomas J. (b. 1836) — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Born in Lincoln County, Maine, May, 1836. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1900; postmaster at New Orleans, La., 1905-09. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Brother-in-law of Pearl Wight (1843-1920); married, July 11, 1871, to Fannie B. Glidden.
  Woodward, Virginia L. — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 2000 (alternate), 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Woodward, W. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, W. M. — of Rock Hill, York County, S.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Walter C. — of Coleman, Coleman County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1928 (member, Credentials Committee), 1940. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Wayne T. — of West Chicago, DuPage County, Ill. Candidate for mayor of West Chicago, Ill., 2007. Still living as of 2007.
  Woodward, Mrs. William See Elsie Cryder Woodward
  Woodward, William — of South Carolina. Born in South Carolina. U.S. Representative from South Carolina 5th District, 1815-17. Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Woodward, William — of Montgomery County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Montgomery County, 1815-16. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, William — of Middletown, Middlesex County, Conn. Whig. Postmaster at Middletown, Conn., 1849-53. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, William — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 3rd District, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, William III (1944-1999) — also known as Woody Woodward — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born July 24, 1944. Democrat. Newspaper reporter; magazine publisher; candidate for New York state senate 26th District, 1978. Jumped from the kitchen window of his apartment, and fell to his death fourteen stories below, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., May 2, 1999 (age 54 years, 282 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Ann Eden (Crowell) Woodward (1915-1975) and William 'Billy' Woodward (1920-1955); grandson of Elsie Cryder Woodward; third cousin thrice removed of Joseph Rodman West (1822-1898).
  Political family: Sherman family of Connecticut (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Epitaph: "Forever in our hearts."
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Woodward, William F. — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oregon, 1928 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, William G. — of Muscatine County, Iowa. Justice of Iowa state supreme court, 1855-60. Burial location unknown.
  Woodward, Woody See William Woodward III


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