William H. Woodard
05 17 ASSISTS IN APPREHENDING ASSAILANTS
WHO ATTEMPTED TO KILL POLICE CHIEF
One struck Chief of Police Block a hard
blow in the face that somewhat stunned him, meanwhile the other drew a revolver
from an inside pocket. . . . The Chief called on the
bystanders to assist in the arresting the would-be murderer. Attorney W. H. Woodard and Robert Kulen being at hand responded and the fellow was secured
and disarmed. 1902 section of
chapter on Police
02 50 Proposed STATE Home For Feeble Minded in Watertown
01 28 ENTERTAINED HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS
afternoon of last week W. H. Woodard and wife entertained the teachers of the Watertown High School at their home on North
Washington Street. A few hours were very
pleasantly passed and Mr. and Mrs. Woodard’s kindness was
greatly appreciated by their guests. WG
10 28 LOCATED IN NEW BANK OF WATERTOWN
Building operations in Watertown have shown marked activity during the
last year. Many new residences have been
erected, as well as a number of business buildings. The chief pride of Watertown is the new
building of the Bank of Watertown, which
institution is the oldest of its kind in Jefferson county. Its new home, which will be ready for
occupancy about Nov. 1st, stands at the northwest corner of First and Main
streets. The ground floor is equipped
with the most modern of bank fixtures, while the upper floors will house
several commodious office suites which will be occupied by such firms as the
individuals as the Old Line Life Insurance Company, Attorney Wm. H. Woodard, F. J. Prentiss [T. &
J. Prentiss] and W. C. Stone; while the president of
the bank, Mr. F. E. Woodard, will also have private offices above the
10 20 WILLIAM H. WOODARD APPOINTED JUDGE /
Watertown Attorney Succeeds The Late Judge C. W. Lamoreux / WELL QUALIFIED
Monday last Gov. Phillip appointed Attorney William H. Woodard of Watertown,
County Judge of Dodge County, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Judge
C. W. Lamoreux, of Mayville. Mr. Woodard was out west on the Pacific Coast
when the position was offered to him. He
was wired the appointment and wired back that he would accept the position.
appointment holds until next spring election, when the vacancy for Judge Lamoreux’s unexpired term about four years, will be filled
by special election.
announcement of Mr. Woodard’s appointment is well received by the people of
Watertown as well as by all who know him.
Woodard is a native of Watertown where he was born forty-five years ago, a son
of Marshall J. Woodard. He received his education in the public
schools of that city, is a graduate of Beloit college and
also a graduate of the law school of the state university. He is at present a member of the school board
and a member of the republican county committee. He has served the public in several capacities. He is married and has two sons and one
daughter. Mr. Woodard will assume his
judicial duties upon his return from the west.
10 27 JUDGE WOODARD ON THE BENCH / MANY GREETED NEW JUDGE
Hon. Wm. Woodard of Watertown Performed
His First Official Duties As County Judge of Dodge
County, Here Yesterday.
A. J. Tozer And Miss Lueck Re-appointed To Present Positions.
Thursday, Oct. 26th, (yesterday) Hon. William Woodard of Watertown, who was
recently appointed County Judge of Dodge County by Gov. Philipp, to fill the
vacancy caused by the death of the late Judge C. W. Lamoreux,
came up to Juneau on the morning train and entered upon the duties of his new
office. He did not hold any regular
session of court, as no notice of court proceedings had been sent out. Judge Woodard’s first official act was the
reappointment of Mr. A. J. Tozer as Register in Probate and
also the re-appointment of Miss Clara M. Lueck
as County Court Reporter.
and Miss Lueck have served in these positions for
many years and are thoroughly familiar with the office routine and their
respective duties. Their appointment by
Judge Woodard was both wise and logical.
new Judge is a gentleman of sound and comprehensive legal knowledge, pleasing
personality, courteous in manner, well liked and highly respected by all who
know him. He has always upheld the
dignity of the Bar and will bring to the Bench that same spirit of tolerance,
fairness and justice that has characterized his law practice since he entered
the profession. Jude Woodard was greeted
by a number of his acquaintances and thanked them for
stated that he would follow existing custom as to the time and places for
holding court. As in the past, court
will be held in Juneau regularly, and on certain days in Watertown, Beaver Dam
11 10 JUDGE WOODARD PRESENTED WITH BOUQUET OF
Judge William H. Woodard presided for the first time since his appointment at a
term of court in this city Monday. All
the attorneys from the city of Watertown were present to pay their respects, which were conveyed to the newly appointed
judge in a neat speech by Attorney Nicholas Thauer. A handsome bouquet of roses graced the
official desk, a gift from the Watertown lawyers.
09 03 WILLIAM H. WOODARD LABOR DAY ADDRESS
07 18 MISS MARGARET WOODARD, EDWARD
WERTHEIMER MARRY IN EAST
William H. Woodard, North Washington Street, announces the marriage of his
daughter, Margaret, to Edward H. Wertheimer, son of Mr. and Mrs. O. C.
Wertheimer, Clyman Street. The marriage took place February 29 at
Armonk, N. Y.
former Miss Woodard is a graduate of Ferry Hall, Lake Forest, IL., and of the
Erskine School, Boston, Mass. For the
past three years she has been active in publicity work in New York City.
Wertheimer is formerly of Watertown. He
attended the Pawling School and Brown university where he was a member of the
Psi Upsilon fraternity. He is associated
with the Continental Baking company of New York.
and Mrs. Wertheimer will be at home in Bronxville, N. Y. after October 1.
Wertheimer is now visiting, at the home of her father. Mr. Wertheimer is expected here from the east
02 12 Two widely known Watertown attorneys,
George E. Niemann and Paul Hibbard, have formed a full law partnership and have
acquired the law practice of the late William H. Woodard, together with his law
library and his offices in the Bank of Watertown building. The new firm will be known as Niemann and
Hibbard and will move from its present quarters at 113 North Third Street to
of Watertown building (12 E Main) so as to be established there on Feb. 23.
Hibbard for the past four years has been associated with Mr. Niemann in the law
practice, but now a full partnership has been formed. Both are graduates of the University of
Wisconsin Law School, Mr. Niemann graduating in 1939 and Mr. Hibbard in
1941. Mr. Niemann has practiced law here
for the past 14 1/2 years. WDT
Beloit College Year Book reveals that William H. Woodard attended Beloit
College and after graduating in law from the University Law School began his
practice in the office of Theodore Prentiss.
History of Watertown,