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conservationist , horticult

Charles Goodrich Woodbury, American conservationist, horticult. Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; member American Society Horticultural Science, Washington Botanical Society, National Parks Association (Vice-President), Wilderness Society (member of council and Executive Committee), National Audubon Society (member board directors), Sigma Xi, Alpha Zeta.

Background

Woodbury, Charles Goodrich was born on April 30, 1884 in Portland, Michigan, United States. Son of Chester Downer and May (Goodrich) Woodbury.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State College), 1904, Master of Science, 1906. Doctor of Science, Purdue University, 1937.

Career

Maylon H. Hepp), Richard Benjamin, Charles Benjamin. Assistant horticulturist, Purdue Agricultural Experiment Station, 1906-1908, associate 1908. Assistant professor horticultural Purdue, 1909-1911, head of department 1911-1917, director agricultural experiment station, 1917-1920. director Bureau Raw Products Research.

National Canners Association, Washington, 1920-1942, special assistant to administrator Agricultural Research Administration, United States Department of Agriculture, 1942-1944, director Raw Products Research Bureau, 1944-1946, retired June 30, 1946. Trustee. National Parks Service Trust Fund Board. Advisory board National Parks, Historic Sites, buildings and Monuments.

National councilor Purdue Research Foundn.

Membership

Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member American Society Horticultural Science, Washington Botanical Society, National Parks Association (Vice-President), Wilderness Society (member of council and Executive Committee), National Audubon Society (member board directors), Sigma Xi, Alpha Zeta. Clubs: Sierra (San Francisco).

Connections

Married Marion Benjamin, June 23, 1909. Children: Barbara Ann (wife of Doctor.

father:
Chester Downer Woodbury

mother:
May (Goodrich) Woodbury

spouse:
Marion Benjamin

child:
Barbara Ann (wife of Dr Woodbury