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Harry Hines Woodring (May 31, 1890 - September 9, 1967) was a U.S. political figure. He was born in 1890 in Elk City, Kansas. He was educated in city and county schools and at sixteen began work as a janitor in the First National Bank of Neodesha, Kansas. Woodring moved up quickly to become vice president and owner of the bank until he enlisted as a private in the US military; later commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Tank Corps in World War I. He was elected department commander of the American Legion in Kansas then in 1928 he sold his banking business to enter politics. Image File history File links WoodringT.jpg‎ [edit] Summary http://www. ... Image File history File links WoodringT.jpg‎ [edit] Summary http://www. ... May 31 is the 151st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (152nd in leap years), with 214 days remaining. ... 1890 (MDCCCXC) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar). ... September 9 is the 252nd day of the year (253rd in leap years). ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... United States is the current Good Article Collaboration of the week! Please help to improve this article to the highest of standards. ... A politician is an individual involved in politics, sometimes this may include political scientists. ... 1890 (MDCCCXC) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar). ... Elk City is a city located in Montgomery County, Kansas. ... Neodesha is a city located in Wilson County, Kansas. ... The armed forces of the United States of America consist of the United States Army United States Navy United States Air Force United States Marine Corps United States Coast Guard Note: The United States Coast Guard has both military and law enforcement functions. ... Lieutenant is a military, paramilitary, fire service or police officer rank. ... Combatants Allied Powers: United Kingdom France Italy Russia United States Serbia Central Powers: Austria-Hungary Bulgaria Germany Ottoman Empire Commanders Douglas Haig John Jellicoe Ferdinand Foch Georges Clemenceau Nicholas II Woodrow Wilson John Pershing Wilhelm II Reinhard Scheer Franz Josef I Conrad von Hötzendorf İsmail Enver Ferdinand I Casualties... The American Legion is an organization of veterans of the United States armed forces who served in wartime. ...


He served as governor of Kansas from 1931 to 1933. He then married Helen Coolidge and served as Assistant Secretary of War from 1933 to 1936, with supervision over procurement matters. He was promoted and served as Secretary of War under President Franklin Roosevelt from 1936 to 1940. He projected the recommendations of his predecessor for increasing the strength of the Regular Army, National Guard, and the Reserve Corps. During his tenure he directed a revision of mobilization plans to bring personnel and procurement into balance and stressed the need to perfect the initial (peacetime) protective force. Woodring ran unsuccessfully for Governor of Kansas in 1946, and for the democratic nomination for that post in 1956. He died following a stroke in Topeka, Kansas on September 9th, 1967. He is buried at the Mount Hope Cemetery in Topeka, Kansas. This is a list of Governors of Kansas. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... 1931 (MCMXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link is to a full 1931 calendar). ... 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Secretary of War was a member of the Presidents Cabinet, beginning with George Washingtons administration. ... The presidential seal was used by President Hayes in 1880 and last modified in 1959 by adding the 50th star for Hawaii. ... Franklin Delano Roosevelt (January 30, 1882–April 12, 1945), 32nd President of the United States, the longest-serving holder of the office and the only man to be elected President more than twice, was one of the central figures of 20th century history. ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1940 calendar). ... The Regular Army is the name given to the permanent force of the United States Army that is maintained during peacetime. ... Seal of the National Guard Bureau Seal of the Army National Guard Seal of the Air National Guard Seal of the National Guard Missile Defense The United States National Guard is a component of the United States Army (the Army National Guard) and the United States Air Force (the Air... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Democracy is a form of government under which the power to alter the laws and structures of government lies, ultimately, with the citizenry. ... 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Stroke (disambiguation). ... Motto: Reductio ad absurdium Coordinates: Country State County United States Kansas Shawnee Founded Incorporated December 5, 1854 February 14, 1857 Mayor Bill Bunten (R) Area    - City 147. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ...

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Preceded by:
Clyde M. Reed
Governor of Kansas
19311933
Succeeded by:
Alfred M. Landon
Preceded by:
George H. Dern
United States Secretary of War
19361940
Succeeded by:
Henry L. Stimson
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American President (146 words)
Harry Hines Woodring was born May 31, 1887, in Elk City, Kansas, and was educated at the Lebanon (Indiana) Business University.
Woodring became acting secretary after the death of Secretary of War George Dern in 1936 and was not officially nominated to the post until April 1937.
Woodring died on September 9, 1967, in Topeka, Kansas.
Kansas Governor's Records - Harry H. Woodring Administration - Jan. 12, 1931 - Jan. 9, 1933 - Kansas State Historical ... (2303 words)
Harry Hines Woodring was born on May 31, 1887 in Elk City, Kansas, to Hines and Melissa Jane (Cooper) Woodring.
Woodring resigned in June of 1940 because of a dispute with Roosevelt over the deployment of B-17s in Britain while the U.S. was still a neutral country.
Harry Woodring was a vice president of the Kansas Bankers' Association, he was state commander of the American Legion in 1928, and commander of the Neodesha American Legion Post.
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