Lysander Woodward

Walking tour stop 21 of 28

Lysander Woodwardb. Nov. 19. 1817, d. Jan. 24, 1880. Sec. 2-190. Lysander Woodward has the unique distinction of having two streets in Rochester named for him. He was instrumental in building the Detroit and Bay City Railway through Rochester, and was its first president. The coming of the railroad made Rochester a thriving community. Mr. woodward's daughter, Eva Woodward Parker, (b. 1855, d. Feb. 13, 1933, 77 years. Sec. 2-190) left her estate for the building of the public library.