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Woodruff, William M.
William Marian Woodruff was born in Livonia, N.Y., August 25, 1894, son of Samuel G. and Flora Bosley Woodruff and passed from life at 6:30 Saturday morning, July 8, 1939. After graduating from the New York State School of Agriculture at Alfred he entered the cheese business with Samuel Helmer at Almond before coming to Andover in 1919, where he established the Woodruff Cheese Company.
Mr. Woodruff has been very successful in the management and operation of his business, building up a wholesale cheese organization, which has expanded until at present, Woodruff cheese is known throughout New York State, Pennsylvania and Ohio.