Joseph A. Woodward
|Joseph Addison Woodward|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from South Carolina's 3rd district
March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1853
|Preceded by||John Campbell|
|Succeeded by||Laurence M. Keitt|
|Member of the South Carolina House of Representatives from Fairfield District|
November 23, 1840 – December 17, 1841
November 24, 1834 – December 19, 1835
April 11, 1806|
Winnsboro, South Carolina
August 3, 1885 (aged 79)|
|Resting place||Talladega, Alabama|
|Alma mater||University of South Carolina|
Born in Winnsboro, South Carolina, Woodward received an academic training and was graduated from the University of South Carolina at Columbia. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar and practiced. He served as member of the State house of representatives from 1834 to 1835 from 1840 to 1841.
Woodward was elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-eighth and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1843 – March 3, 1853). He declined to be a candidate for reelection in 1852 to the Thirty-third Congress.
After leaving Congress, he moved to Alabama and resumed the practice of law. He died in Talladega, Alabama, on August 3, 1885. He was interred in Oak Hill Cemetery.
- United States Congress. "Joseph A. Woodward (id: W000732)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
|U.S. House of Representatives|
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 3rd congressional district
Laurence M. Keitt