Frederick T. Woodman

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Frederic Thomas Woodman
31st Mayor of Los Angeles
In office
September 5, 1916 – July 1, 1919
Preceded by Charles E. Sebastian
Succeeded by Meredith P. Snyder
Personal details
Born June 2, 1871
Concord, New Hampshire
Died March 25, 1949 (1949-03-26) (aged 77)
Los Angeles, California

Frederick Thomas Woodman (June 2, 1871 – March 25, 1949) served as the 31st Mayor of Los Angeles, California from 1916 to 1919.


Woodman was born in Concord, New Hampshire,

Los Angeles[edit]

Woodman served as president of the Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners.

When Los Angeles Mayor Charles E. Sebastian resigned for health reasons, Woodman was elected to replace him.[1] He served as acting mayor from September 5, 1916 until 1917. The Republican then served as the duly elected Mayor of Los Angeles until July 1919.

Woodman's sister, Kathryn Woodman Leighton, was an artist in Los Angeles.[2]


  1. ^ Woodruff, Clinton Rogers, ed. (1916). "Notes and events". National Municipal Review. Concord, New Hampshire: National Municipal League. 5: 675. Charles E. Sebastian, the mayor, has resigned on account of ill health, and Frederick T. Woodman, president of the board of harbor commissioners, has been elected his successor. 
  2. ^ "E. E. Leighton, Attorney, Dies" Los Angeles Times (December 30, 1941): A2.

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