William Speer Woods (R44) Allegheny (Part) County 1903-1906
William Speer Woods, born March 3, 1861, Allegheny City Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; son of David and Nancy Woods; Pittsburgh public school education; admitted, Allegheny County bar, 1888; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1903-1906; bachelor; died, January 18, 1928, home, 6636 Dalzall Place, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; interment, Homewood Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.
Admitted to practice before, Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, United States District and Circuit Courts for Western District of Pennsylvania, 1890.
Elected, Common Council, Twenty- second ward, Pittsburgh, 1902
Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 44th district, Allegheny (Part) County, 1903-1906; committee assignments regular and extraordinary session, Congressional Apportionment, Education, Exposition Affairs, Finance, Game and Fisheries, Judiciary General, Municipal Affairs, Public Printing, 1906.
Smull’s Legislative Handbook, (1906) Cochran, T.B., (Editor) Miller, H.P. (Assistant Editor) Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, pages 824, 829-834, Biographical Sketches of Senators, page 805.
The Pittsburgh Press (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) Wednesday, January 18, 1928, page 1.