Edwin E. Woodman

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Edwin Ellis Woodman (June 1, 1838 – August 29, 1912) was a member of the Wisconsin State Senate.


Woodman was born on June 1, 1838 in St. Louis, Missouri. He moved to Wisconsin in 1856, settling in Janesville, Wisconsin. Later, he lived in Monroe, Wisconsin and Baraboo, Wisconsin.[1] During the American Civil War, he was commissioned a captain in the 13th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment of the Union Army.[1][2] He spent parts of service on the staffs of Brigadier General Robert S. Granger and Major General Lovell Rousseau. He served as editor of the Baraboo Republican.[2] He was secretary of the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis and Omaha Railway until his retirement in 1907.[2] Woodman died at his summer home in Shell Lake, Wisconsin in 1912.[2]

Political career[edit]

Woodman was a member of the Senate from 1880 to 1881, representing the 14th District.[1][3] He was a Republican.



  1. ^ a b c d "A Wisconsin Martyr". The Oshkosh Northwestern. August 24, 1912. p. 6. Retrieved February 11, 2018 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read
  2. ^ a b c d "Final Summons for Woodman". Eau Claire Leader. August 30, 1912. p. 2. Retrieved February 12, 2018 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read
  3. ^ Wisconsin Blue Book 2007–2008. p. 117. 

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