Frederick Augustus Woodard

Frederick Augustus Woodard (* February 12, 1854 in Wilson, North Carolina; † May 8, 1915 ) was an American politician. Between 1893 and 1897 he represented the state of North Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Frederick Woodard attended private schools in his homeland. After a subsequent law degree in 1873 and its recent approval as a lawyer, he began to Wilson to work in this profession. At the same time he was working in the banking industry. In this industry, he brought it to the Vice President of the First National Bank of Wilson. Politically Woodard was a member of the Democratic Party. In 1884 he ran unsuccessfully for Congress yet.

In the congressional elections of 1892 Woodard was but then in the second constituency of North Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Henry P. Cheatham on March 4, 1893. After a re-election in 1894 he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1897 two legislative sessions. In the elections of 1896 Woodard was defeated by Republican George Henry White. After his retirement from the U.S. House of Representatives, he practiced as a lawyer again in Wilson, where he died on 8 May 1915.