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Berthold Woodhams

insurance executive.

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

Background

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.

Career

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.

Works

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

Membership

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

Connections

Children: Carolyn W. (Mistress.

father:
Herbert Woodhams

mother:
Amelia (Degenhardt) Woodhams

child:
Carolyn W. (Mrs Woodhams