Warren Whitney Woods

Male 1918 - 1996  (77 years)


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  • Name Warren Whitney Woods  [1, 2, 3
    Born 3 Nov 1918  Los Angeles, California (Angeles Hospital) Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Chemical Engineer 
    Died 4 May 1996  Edmond, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I855  Bishir Family
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2019 

    Father Donovan Whitney Woods,   b. 17 Jan 1893, Pasadena, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1979, Santa Barbara, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Norma Luella Hoover,   b. 19 Dec 1889, East Wawanosh Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1979, Santa Barbara, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 19 Dec 1917  Los Angeles, California (Dr. Carr's home) Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F466  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
    Children 
     1. Living
    +2. Living
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F470  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Named for Norma's infant brother who died young, Warren attended South Pasadena High School and then Stanford, UCLA, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena City College, eventually graduating with honors with a degree in Chemical
      Engineering from Stanford. He and May met and married while he was a student at Stanford.
      He went to Socony Research Labs in Woodbury, New Jersey for a few years, before relocating to Ponca City, Oklahoma, where he worked for Continental Oil. It was here that his family was raised and he and May lived until his retirement. They then
      moved to San Diego and later back to Oklahoma.
      Warren loved to hunt and fish.

  • Sources 
    1. [S57] Interview with Donovan and Norma Woods, (EF#14, SN#16, 30 Jan 1977).

    2. [S526] Genealogical records of Ralph Hix concerning Woods, Hoover, Campbells, Anshutz, and other related families, (EF#58, SN#66, 26 Mar 1977).

    3. [S173] Various original legal documents and newspaper clippings pertaining to the Woods and Anshutz families, (EF#129, SN#185, 3 Jul 1977).

    4. [S128] Interview with Warren Whitney Woods and Mae Woods, (EF#13, SN#15, 9 Jan 1977).

    5. [S751] Birth and marriage certificates for Don & Norma Woods, (EF#57, SN#65, 26 Mar 1977).