Ethel Eldridge Woodul

Portrait of Ethel Eldridge Woodul Headstone Photograph


Lt. Governor 1935 1939
Walter F.
Sept. 25, 1892
Oct. 1, 1984

Ethel E.
Jan. 18, 1895
Oct. 20, 1986
Full Name: Ethel Eldridge Woodul
Location: Section:Republic Hill, Section 2 (C2)
Row:D  Number:17
Reason for Eligibility: Wife of Walter Frank Woodul, Sr. 
Birth Date: January 18, 1895 
Died: October 20, 1986 
Burial Date: October 23, 1986 

WOODUL, ETHEL ELDRIDGE (1895~1986) Ethel Eldridge Woodul, wife of Walter Frank Woodul, Sr., state legislator and lieutenant governor, was born on January 18, 1895, to William Thomas and Ellen Good Eldridge in Sugar Land, Texas. Her father was an entrepreneur who owned numerous railroads and was co-owner of what eventually became the Imperial Sugar Company.

After marrying former state representative, Walter Woodul, on September 12, 1917, they lived in Houston and Austin. Thogether they had one child, Walter Frank, Jr., who was born in 1922.

Information taken from obituary, Austin American-Statesman, Tuesday, October 21, 1986; holdings of the Imperials Sugar Company and the Texas Legislative Reference Library.

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