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Encyclopedia > George D. Woods

George David Woods (19011982) was a U.S. banker. He served as President of World Bank from January 1963 to March 1968.


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Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal (299 words)
George Woods was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1901.
Woods tenure at the World Bank accompanied its transformation into a more global institution, One emphasis he had was to work to correct the disparity between rich and poor, and North and South.
Woods was also leader of the World Bank during the effort to assist India, which resulted in the devaluation of the rupee in 1966.
In Memoriam : George D. Grice : Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (1122 words)
George D. Grice, Jr., was born October 9, 1929 in Charleston.
George Grice joined the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution staff in July 1959 as a research associate in marine zoology in the Biology Department.
George found it hard to retire, and in January 1992 he was named Director of the Research Planning and Coordination Division for the Northeast Fisheries Science Center of the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) in Woods Hole.
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