Woodruff, George W, Dd
Woodruff, George W., D.D.
a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born in New York city, April 21, 1824. He was educated in the public schools of that city and at Oberlin, Ohio; joined the New York Conference in 1845, was ordained deacon in 1847, and elder in 1849. His successive appointments were: Greenport, Riverhead, Flatbush, Long Island; New Britain, West Winsted, Connecticut; York Street, Brooklyn, N.Y.; Danbury, Connecticut; St. John Street, New Haven; Middletown; Waterbury; Hanson Place, Brooklyn; Seventh Street, Alanson Church, New York City; First Church, New Haven; New Rochelle, N.Y.; in 1874 superannuated; St. Paul's, Fall River, Massachusetts; Alien Street, New York City; Nostrand Avenue, Brooklyn; in 1881 supernumerary. He was secretary of the New York East Conference fourteen consecutive years, and was delegate to the General Conference four times, of which body he was three times secretary. He died March 20, 1882. He was an able and effective preacher, a good pastor, and a zealous counsellor. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1882, page 77.