Party affiliation: Republican
Began in mortgage investment business, 1900, under name B. W. & Chester Woodward. Vice-president and secretary Central Trust Company, 1920-1929. President Morris Plan Bank (Topeka).
Vice president Central National Bank, 1920-1929. Associate nat. director canteen service, American Red Cross, Washington, District of Columbia, 1918. Former president Topeka Board of Education.
President Topeka Public Library. Member Topeka Board of Education, 1925-1935 (president). Director Young Men’s Christian Association.
Director Topeka Public Health Nursing Association Treasurer Stormont Hospital. Trustee Memorial Corporation, University of Kansas. Member of advisory board Yenching U., China.
Trustee Washburn College. President Alumni Association of University of Kansas, 1937. Executive Committee Topeka Boy Scouts.
Born August 24, 1876