Obituary: ETHELBERT GEORGE WOODFORD (1850-1923) , Noted Mining Engineer
Seattle Post-Intelligencer Nov. 11, 1923 page 6
NOTED MINING ENGINEER DIES
ETHELBERT GEORGE WOODFORD seventy-three, internationally known mining engineer died at Minor hospital.
He had been a resident of Seattle for several years, living at 6750 Fourth Avenue Northwest.
Mr. WOODFORD was educated in England. He formerly was chief engineer for the KIMBERLY Diamond Mines of
South Africa, chief mining engineer for Transvaal, and later became chief engineer of railways and mines for the South
African Republic. Subsequently he engaged in mining engineering in South America, Russia, Siberia and Alaska.
He was a member of leading engineering societies in the United States and abroad.
Surviving Mr. WOODFORD are his wife, Mrs. ADA RUSSELL WOODFORD; three daughters, Miss MERCEDES WOODFORD of
Colorado; Miss ESTHER WOODFORD, Seattle; Mrs. H. A. RUSSELL of Wilkeson, Wash., and a son JOHN WOODFORD, Seattle.
Funeral services will be held at 1 PM today, at the parlors of the Home Undertaking Company.
The parents we have for ETHELBERT G. WOODFORD are:
JOHN WYMAN WOODFORD, b. Bristol, England & MARY ANN LLOYD.
ETHELBERT was born July 12, 1850, Cold Spring, NY. Seeking information on parents.