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
March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1897
Preceded byHenry P. Cheatham
Succeeded byGeorge H. White
Personal details
Born(1854-02-12)February 12, 1854
near Wilson, North Carolina
DiedMay 8, 1915(1915-05-08) (aged 61)
Wilson, North Carolina
Political partyDemocratic

Frederick Augustus Woodard (February 12, 1854 – May 8, 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.

External links[edit]

  • United States Congress. "Frederick Augustus Woodard (id: W000707)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Henry P. Cheatham
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from North Carolina's 2nd congressional district

1893–1897
Succeeded by
George H. White