WOODWARD, Calvin Milton, American educator: b. Fitchburg, Mass., 25 Aug. 1837; d. Saint Louis, Mo. 12 )an. 1914. He was graduated at Harvard University in l860 and was principal of Brown High School, New buryport, Mass. (1860-65). During one year of the Civil War be was captain of Company A, 48th Massachusetts Volunteers, serving in Louisiana. In 1%5 he was called to Washing ton University, Saint Louis; elected professor of mathematics and applied sciences (1870) ; dean of the school of engineering (1871-96) and was founder and director of the Saint Louis Manual Training School since its organization in 1879. Dr. Woodward's service to the cause of education was marked by success along prac tical lines. He served as a member of the Saint Louis School Board (1877-79) and again after 1897; regent of the Missouri State Uni versity (1891-97) and in 1906 president of the Amencan Association for the Advancement of Science. In 1909-10 he was also president of
the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools; president of the Society for the Promotion of Engineering Education and was re-elected dean of the School of Engineering and Architecture (1901). In 1905 Washington University conferred upon him the degree of LL.D., and in 1908 he received the same honor from the University of Wisconsin. He contributed many valuable articles to edu cational and scientific journals and wrote 'History of the St. Louis Bridge' (1:2); 'The Manual Trainiug School' (1887); 'Man ual Training in Education' (1890), etc. In the summer of 1910 he retired from the deanship and the last four years of his life were devoted to works of philanthropy and to the authorship and publication of his book upon 'Rational and Applied Mechanics.'