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Robert W. Woodruff

AKA Robert Winship Woodruff

Born: 6-Dec-1889
Birthplace: Columbus, GA
Died: 7-Mar-1985
Location of death: Atlanta, GA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Westview Cemetery, Atlanta, GA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business, Philanthropist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: President of Coca-Cola, 1923-54

Donated $105M to Emory University in 1979, plus another $100M over the next few years.

Father: Ernest Woodruff (b. 1863, d. 1944)
Mother: Emily Winship
Brother: George W. Woodruff (executive, b. 1895, d. 1987)
Brother: (two younger)
Wife: Nell Hodgson (m. 1912, d. 1968)

    High School: Atlanta Boys' High School, Atlanta, GA
    High School: Georgia Military Academy, College Park, GA (1908)
    University: Emory University (dropped out)

    Coca Cola President (1923-54)
    White Motor Company VP (1921-23)
    Member of the Board of Coca Cola (1923-84)
    Member of the Board of General Electric
    Member of the Board of Metropolitan Life
    Member of the Board of American Express
    Member of the Board of Trust Company of Georgia
    Member of the Board of Empire Cotton Oil Company
    Member of the Board of White Motor Corporation
    Member of the Board of Erie Railroad
    Member of the Board of First National Bank of Atlanta
    Member of the Board of Atlantic Steel Company
    Member of the Board of Union Trust Company of Cleveland
    Member of the Board of Wabash Railroad
    Member of the Board of Morgan Guaranty Trust Company
    Member of the Board of Southern Railway Company
    Member of the Board of Guaranty Investment Company
    Member of the Board of Whitehead Holding Company
    Member of the Board of Piedmont Securities Company


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