Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Woodruff, Roy Orchard

Woodruff, Roy Orchard, a Representative from Michigan; born at Eaton Rapids, Eaton County, Mich., March 14, 1876; attended the common schools and the high school of Eaton Rapids; apprenticed to the printing business 1891-1899; enlisted as a corporal in Company G, Thirty-third Regiment, Michigan Volunteer Infantry, during the Spanish-American War; saw active service and was mustered out; was graduated from the dental department of the College of Medicine, Detroit, Mich., in 1902 and practiced dentistry in Bay City, Mich., 1902-1911; mayor of Bay City 1911-1913; elected as a Progressive Republican to the Sixty-third Congress (March 4, 1913-March 3, 1915); was not a candidate for renomination in 1914; served for two years in the First World War as an Infantry officer, acquiring the rank of major during his service in France; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-seventh and to the thirteen succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1921-January 3, 1949). Reelected to the Eighty-first Congress.

WOODRUFF, Thomas M., a Representative from New York; born in New Jersey, May 3, 1804; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-ninth Congress (March 4, 1845-March 3, 1847); employed as a cabinetmaker and later engaged in the furniture business in New York City; died in New York City, March 28, 1855; interment in the First Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Newark, N.J.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Woodruff, Roy Orchard," 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.2042 Original Sources, accessed April 21, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DC38VIP9W1GAHHT.

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Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Woodruff, Roy Orchard' 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.2042. Original Sources, retrieved 21 April 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DC38VIP9W1GAHHT.