Frederick Augustus Woodard

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Frederick Augustus Woodard
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from North Carolina's 2nd district
In office
1893 to 1897
Preceded by Henry P. Cheatham
Succeeded by George H. White
Personal details
Born (1854-02-12)12 February 1854
near Wilson, North Carolina
Died 8 May 1915(1915-05-08) (aged 61)
Wilson, North Carolina
Political party Democratic

Frederick Augustus Woodard (12 February 1854 – 8 May 1915) was a Democratic U.S. Congressman from North Carolina between 1893 and 1897.

Born near Wilson, North Carolina, Woodard attended private schools in Wilson County and studied law under Richmond Mumford Pearson, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina. He was admitted to the bar in 1873 and practiced law in his hometown of Wilson.

He rose in business to become vice-president of the First National Bank of Wilson, and was elected as a Democrat to the 54th United States Congress in 1892. Unsuccessful in his 1896 bid for re-election, Woodard returned to the practice of law and died in Wilson in 1915. He is buried there in Maplewood Cemetery.