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Ernest Woodruff

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– Born in Columbus, Georgia
– Made home in Inman Park suburb in Atlanta
– Brother-in-law is Joel Hurt

– Married Emily Caroline Winship on April 22, 1885
– Emily is child of foundry magnate Robert Winship

– Co-founded Atlanta and Edgewood Street Railroad with Joel Hurt
– Became president of Trust Company in 1904
– Restructured companies like Atlanta Ice and Coal Company
– Organized ice and coal companies into Atlantic Ice and Coal
– Negotiated takeover of The Coca-Cola Company in 1919

– Descendants of John Barton; retrieved February 2007
– Emily Caroline Winship Woodruff (1867-1939)
– Samuel M. Inman
– Article about American businessperson born in the 1860s is a stub
Atlanta, Georgia–related article is a stub

Ernest Woodruff (Wikipedia)

Ernest Woodruff (May 23, 1863 – June 5, 1944) was a businessman in the U.S. city of Atlanta, Georgia.

Ernest Woodruff
Born(1863-05-23)May 23, 1863
DiedJune 5, 1944(1944-06-05) (aged 81)
SpouseEmily Caroline Winship
ChildrenRobert, Ernest, George and Henry
  • George Waldo Woodruff (father)
  • Virginia Bright Woodruff (mother)
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