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Harry Hines Woodring
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49 years
- Nancy Forrest
 Added: Sep. 4, 2016
 
On your 129th birthday
- Nancy Forrest
 Added: May. 28, 2016
 
48 years
- Nancy Forrest
 Added: Sep. 8, 2015
 
On your 128th birthday
- Nancy Forrest
 Added: May. 30, 2015
 
Remembered 47 years later
- Nancy Forrest
 Added: Sep. 9, 2014
 
Thank you, Mr. Secretary for your leadership and outstanding public service to the Franklin D. Roosevelt Administration. Rest in peace.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Jun. 7, 2014
 

- Tom A. Hawk
 Added: May. 31, 2014
 
We live in what was the Woodring house in Neodesha, Kansas. Looking for all the history we can find. RIP.
- Cherilyn Purdy Hindle Hearn
 Added: Aug. 18, 2013
 

- MacBean
 Added: Aug. 14, 2012
 

- LG
 Added: May. 31, 2012
 

- B.L.Allen
 Added: Mar. 2, 2012
 

- Richard Elliott
 Added: Sep. 9, 2010
 

- Richard Elliott
 Added: May. 31, 2010
 
Harry Hines Woodring, 1890- 1967Harry Hines Woodring was born in Elk City, Kansas, and was educated in city and county schools. At sixteen he began work as a janitor in the First National Bank of Neodesha, Kansas; moved up to become vice president and owner of the bank. He enlisted as a private and was later commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Tank Corps in World War I and was elected department commander of the American Legion in Kansas. He was elected governor of Kansas, 1931, and served to 1933; served as Assistant Secretary of War, 6 April 1933-25 September 1936, with supervision over procurement matters; served as Secretary of War, 25 September 1936-20 June 1940. He projected the recommendations of his predecessor for increasing the strength of the Regular Army, National Guard, and Reserve Corps; directed a revision of mobilization plans to bring personnel and procurement into balance; stressed the need to perfect the initial (peacetime) protective force. Returning to private life he ran unsuccessfully for governor of Kansas, 1946, and for the Democratic nomination for that post, 1956.
-Anonymous
 Added: Nov. 8, 2009
 

- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Jun. 19, 2009
 

-Anonymous
 Added: Oct. 23, 2008
 

- Doll
 Added: May. 31, 2008
 
On your 121st birthday Harry Hines Woodring
- Nancy
 Added: May. 31, 2008
 
This is my second cousin five times removed. lol I have a picture of him with John Nance Garner and Franklin D. Roosevelt on their 1932 campaign in Topeka. He was born 1887 not 1890. He was a son of Hines W. Woodring.
- Dara
 Added: Dec. 4, 2007
 
Remembering Harry Hines Woodring 40 years later
- Nancy
 Added: Sep. 9, 2007
 
Birthyear is 1887, not 1890---remembered on your 120th birthday Secretary Woodring
- Nancy
 Added: May. 31, 2007
 

- gaby hayes
 Added: May. 31, 2007
 
R.I.P
- Joel Hurley
 Added: Apr. 10, 2007
 

- Candice xo
 Added: Jan. 21, 2007
 
Remembering you 39 years later Secretary Woodring
- Nancy
 Added: Sep. 9, 2006
 
May the blessings of Heaven always be yours
- A Marine Daughter
 Added: Sep. 9, 2006
 
Happy Birthday In Heaven!
- A Marine Daughter
 Added: May. 31, 2006
 
Remembered on your 116th birthday Secretary Woodring
- Nancy
 Added: May. 31, 2006
 
Rest Peacefully
- Leslie (Spirit Whisper :)
 Added: Nov. 7, 2005
 
May eternal blessings be yours
- A Marine Daughter
 Added: Sep. 9, 2005
 
REPOSE EN PAIX!
- quebecoise
 Added: Aug. 18, 2005
 
Know that you are remembered on your birthday. Rest in Peace.
- Doc
 Added: May. 31, 2005
 

- A Marine Daughter
 Added: May. 31, 2005
 

- Trisha W.
 Added: Sep. 9, 2004
 

- Oz
 Added: May. 9, 2004
 

- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
 Added: Nov. 7, 2002
 
 

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