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druggist

William Finch Woodward, American druggist. member board Portland library association 10 years; member School Board 9 years; member Oregon House of Representatives, 1921-1924, Oregon State Senate, 1930-1934; Mason.

Background

Woodward, William Finch was born on August 24, 1863 in Rochester, Minnesota, United States. Son of Review Charles and Charlotte Augusta (Finch) Woodward.

Education

Educational public schools.

Career

In Portland, Oregon, since 1881. Day laborer, later became connected with Woodward, Clarke & Company, retail, and Clarke, Woodward Drug Company, wholesale. Admitted as partner in firm, 1889.

Retired, 1925. Chairman Community Service, World War. Also chairman Selective Service Board. Four-minute man, State Council Defense, etc.

Member board Portland library association 10 years. Member School Board 9 years. Chairman Oregon State Board Conciliation, 6 years.

Member Oregon House of Representatives, 1921-1924, Oregon State Senate, 1930-1934. Chairman Portland branch of America Red Cross.

Membership

Member board Portland library association 10 years. Member School Board 9 years. Member Oregon House of Representatives, 1921-1924, Oregon State Senate, 1930-1934.

Connections

Married Sue Kate Stevens, February 20, 1889. Children: Mistress Katherine Wilson, Frances (deceased), Mary, Elizabeth, Eleanor.

father:
Review Charles Woodward

mother:
Charlotte Augusta (Finch) Woodward

spouse:
Sue Kate Stevens

children:
Mary Woodward

Mistress Katherine Wilson Woodward

Frances Woodward (deceased)

Eleanor Woodward

Elizabeth Woodward