W. O. Woods

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W. O. Woods
27th Treasurer of the United States
In office
January 18, 1929 – May 31, 1933
PresidentCalvin Coolidge
Herbert Hoover
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Preceded byHarold Theodore Tate
Succeeded byWilliam Alexander Julian
Register of the Treasury
In office
October 1, 1927 – January 17, 1929
Preceded byHarley V. Speelman
Succeeded byEdward E. Jones
Personal details
Born
Walter Orr Woods

(1873-10-31)October 31, 1873
Concordia, Kansas, U.S.
DiedJune 7, 1951(1951-06-07) (aged 77)
Carlinville, Illinois, U.S.
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Walter Orr Woods (October 31, 1873 – June 7, 1951[1]) was United States Register of the Treasury from October 1, 1927 to January 17, 1929[2] and Treasurer of the United States from January 18, 1929 to May 31, 1933. Before becoming Treasurer, he was a member of the War Loan Board staff; as Treasurer he supervised the change from the large to the smaller sized U.S. currency now in use.

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Government offices
Preceded by
Harley V. Speelman
Register of the Treasury
October 1, 1927 – January 17, 1929
Succeeded by
Edward E. Jones
Preceded by
Harold Theodore Tate
Treasurer of the United States
January 18, 1929 – May 31, 1933
Succeeded by
William Alexander Julian