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Donna Pearl Woolley

lumber company executive

Donna Pearl Woolley, American lumber company executive.


Woolley, Donna Pearl was born on January 3, 1926 in Drain, Oregon, United States. Daughter of Chester A. and Mona B. (Cheever) Rydell.


Diploma, Drain High School.


Secretary Northern Life Insurance Company, Eugene, Oregon, 1943—1944. Secretary, bookkeeper D & W Lumber Company, Sutherlin, 1944, Woolley Logging Company & Earl Harris Lumber Company, Drain, 1944—1970. President Woolley Logging Company, since 1970, Smith River Lumber Company, since 1970, Mount Baldy Mill, 1970—1981, Drain Plywood Company, 1970—1981, Woolley Enterprises, Inc., Drain, since 1973, Eagle's View Management Company, Inc., Eugene, since 1981.


Board directors Wildlife Safari, Winston, 1991, Oregon Community Foundation, Portland, 1990-1999, chair, 1997-1999. Board trustees Linfield College, McMinnville, University Oregon Foundation, Eugene, Oregon Trl. council Boy Scouts American, since 1980, World Forestry Center, Portland, 1990, Umpqua Community College Federation, 2001. Member Oregon Women's Forum, Pacific International Trapshooting Association, Amateur Trapshooting Association, Eugene C. of Chamber (board directors 1989-1992), Arlington Club, Town Club (board directors, president), Sunnydale Grange, Cottage Grove/Eugene Rod & Gun Club.


  • Other Interests

    Golf, travel.


Married Harold Woolley, December 27, 1952 (deceased September 1970). Children: Daniel, Debra, Donald.