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Berthold Woodhams

Berthold Woodhams, American insurance executive. Mason (past master, K.T., past commander), Rotarian (past president).


  • Woodhams, Berthold was born on February 28, 1894 in Aurora, Illinois, United States. Son of Herbert and Amelia (Degenhardt) Woodhams.

  • Education

    • Student in public schools. Honorary Doctor of Laws, Ferris Institute, Big Rapids, Michigan married Florence M. Legg, June 29, 1921.


    • Automobile Insurance Company, Howell, Michigan, 1920-1926, vice president, 1926-1950, director, president, 1950-1963, Chairman of the Board, 1963-1965, honorary Chairman of the Board, from 1965. Chairman of the Board First National Bank, Howell, from 1966, also director President, Conference Mutual Casualty Companies, 1955. Past member Board Education Howell.

      Mayor City of Howell, 1943-1949. Governor, Michigan Insurance Information Ser.


    • Author: Man-to-Man and Dad-to-Daughter good driving agreements distributed by safety orgns., automobile clubs.


    Mason (past master, K.T., past commander), Rotarian (past president).


    • Children: Carolyn W. (Mistress.
    • father: Herbert Woodhams
    • mother: Amelia (Degenhardt) Woodhams
    • child: Carolyn W. (Mrs Woodhams
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    Born February 28, 1894
    Died February 9, 1980
    (aged 85)