Louise Woodruff

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  • Louise
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  • Woodruff
  • George Woodruff (Plainfield, Illinois May 25, 1881-July 24, 1946 Chicago, Illinois); siblings: Frederick W. Woodruff, Joliet, Illinois Florence Woodruff Gertrude Woodruff Keig banker graduated University of Michigan and Yale University 1903:  admitted to bar president, Illinois Bankers’ Association president, Bankers’ Club of Chicago president, Illinois State Chamber of Commerce President of First National Bank of Joliet, Joliet, Illinois 1921-circa 1930: President of National Bank of the Republic, Chicago, Illinois 1928: Assistant Western Manager, Republican National Committee 1928: president, Laymen’s Committee of Presbyterian Churches treasurer, A Century of Progress Exposition first president, Chicago Grand Opera Company; co-founder member of several financial and trade missions to China, South America, Europe
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  • November 28, 1891
  • Roanoke, Virginia
  • 1956
  • Joliet, Illinois
  • grew up in Joliet, Illinois

    Chicago, Illinois

    1929-?: 1500 N. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, Illinois (penthouse; 18 rooms)

    1946: 179 Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, Illinois
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • Sculptor
  • Finch School, New York, New York
    Columbia University, New York, New York
    School of the Art Institute of Chicago; student of Lorado Taft and Charles Mulligan
    student of Antoine Bourdelle, Paris, France
    Florence, Italy
  • 1921: Japan, China, Hong Kong [sailed with husband on Katori Maru, on August 5, 1921 from Seattle]
  • Array
  • 1925-1935: Annual Exhibition of Works by Chicago and Vicinity Artists, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois (7 times)

    1928, 1930: Annual Exhibition of Oil Paintings & Sculpture by American Artists, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

    March 24-April 15, 1931: Festival of Religious Art: Religious Art by Artists of Chicago and Environs, The Renaissance Society, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

    1933, 1934: Fountain: Science Advancing Mankind, for A Century of Progress World’s Fair, Chicago, Illinois
  • Joliet Township High School, Joliet, Illinois
  • Ganz, Cheryl, “Science Advancing Mankind,” Technology and Culture, vol. 41, no. 4, John Hopkins University Press, 2000. Ricker, Jewett E. ed. Sculpture at a Century of Progress, 1933. Staudenmaier, John M. “Perils of Progress Talk: Some Historical Considerations,”
  • National Association of Women Artists, New York, New York

    boards of several Chicago civic organizations

  • page on Wikipedia