Warren Woods Brief Biography


Born in Lincoln Nebraska at St. Elizabeth hospital 5 days before former Vice President Dick Cheney was born at the same hospital.

Lincoln Northeast High School – sports letters Football, Basketball, Track, marching band, musicals.

Nebraska Wesleyan University – Activities Cross-Country, Basketball, Track, Concert choir, Male chorus, Marching Band. Political Science Major, Music Ed. Minor

US Marine Corps Veteran

Wife Judy – teacher & high school principal.  Retired June 2003

Children   Wendy RN Creston High School 1991 (now Mrs. Chad Willets) – twin granddaughters Lauren and Olivia

              Jeff – IT analyst Wells Fargo – Creston High School 1992

Iowa Resident since 1975

Creston Resident since 1982

Work History – USDA Forest Service

CB&Q Railroad -various labor gangs

JC Penney Management - Denver, Colorado; Scottsbluff, Nebraska; Lincoln, Nebraska

Pamida- Store manager Oelwein and Independence Iowa

Sernett Department Stores Creston– Manager, 1984 - 1991

Gits Manufacturing Co. Regional Sales Manager, Marketing Manager. 1991 -  Retired March 2003

Mayor, Creston, Iowa - January 2008 - present