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Frederick M. Woods*

NARRATIVE:
Frederick was universally known as the "Colonel" due to his Civil War experience. His years in Lincoln were devoted to the advancement of agriculture and improved livestock breeding. Colonel Woods was known as one of the foremost auctioneers of purebred cattle and horses in the world. 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
O'Shea-Rogers Motor Company, partner
Universal Manufacturing Company, director
Auctioneer
Salesman
Speaker

EDUCATION:
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Honorary Degree

PERSONAL:
Year of Birth: 1844
Year of Death: 1928
Wife: Eliza (Eddy)
Children: Dr. A.F. Woods, Frank H. Woods, Mark W. Woods, Fannie E. Woods Grainger, George J. Woods, Helen Haecker

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