Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Author: U.S. Congress

Woods, John

Woods, John, a Representative from Ohio; born in Johnstown, Dauphin County, Pa., October 18, 1794; moved with his parents to Ohio, where he attended the common schools; served in the War of 1812; after the war operated a school near Springborough for two years; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1819 and commenced the practice of his profession in Hamilton, Butler County, Ohio; prosecuting attorney of Butler County 1820-1825; elected as a Whig to the Nineteenth and Twentieth Congresses (March 4, 1825-March 3, 1829); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1828 to the Twenty-first Congress; became editor and publisher of the Hamilton Intelligencer in 1829; State auditor of Ohio from 1845 to 1851; president of the Cincinnati, Hamilton & Indianapolis Railroad; died in Hamilton, Ohio, July 30, 1855; interment in Greenwood Cemetery.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Woods, John," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.2043 Original Sources, accessed April 20, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DBIXWJ9ZLPI3H71.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Woods, John." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.2043, Original Sources. 20 Apr. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DBIXWJ9ZLPI3H71.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Woods, John' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.2043. Original Sources, retrieved 20 April 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DBIXWJ9ZLPI3H71.