Charles Woodbridge

Charles Kingsley Woodbridge was chairman of the board of the Dictaphone Corp., which he helped to organize in 1922. Mr. Woodbridge had served as president of Kelvinator, Inc., and vice president of Remington Rand, Inc.

He began his career in advertising and sales work with Adriance Platt and Co, after his graduation from Dartmouth and was successively with Preston and Keith, Loose-Wiles Biscuit Co, and Kellogg Products Co. After the organization of the Dictaphone Corp., in 1922, he later became chairman of the board and chief executive officer of the Dictaphone Corp. and its subsidiaries, Dictaphone Co., Ltd., of England, and Dictaphone Corp., Limited, of Canada.

Mr. Woodbridge had also been a vice president of Audubon Realty Co., a trustee of the West Side Savings bank, and a trustee and chairman of Bennett college; was a member of the advisory committee of the New York University Graduate School of Business Administration and of the School of Commerce Accountants and Finance. He was a former president of Advertising association, a former vice president of the American Management association, was a former president of the National Association of Office Appliance Manufacturers, was a former chairman of the American Society of Sales Executives and was also a member of the executive committee and treasurer of the group. He was also a member of Political and Social Sciences and Casque and Gauntlet. He had been decorated with the Chevalier Legion of Honor.