James Woodard Woodruff
(1913 - after 1987)
James Woodard Woodruff was active/lived in Texas. James Woodruff is known for landscape painting, art education.
Biography James Woodard Woodruff
James Woodard Woodruff was born in 1913 in south Texas and grew up there on a ranch and farm. He rode a horse to school. In 1932 he graduated from Karnes City High School. In 1938 or 1939 he earned a degree in chemistry and math from North Texas State University in Denton.
From 1940 to 1942 he was a member of the Royal Canadian Air Force as a pilot and flight instructor. From 1942 to 1946 he was a Captain in the U.S. Marines, serving as an engineering officer for a fighter squadron; in the Solomon Islands he was an aerial photographer.
In 1949 he earned a Masters degree in Painting and Fine Arts from Columbia University, and he spent 1950 at the Art Students League, New York. He then
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