David Woodworth, Jr., manager of the Fayeryweather & Ladew Tannery, Chattanooga, was born in New York in 1838, where he was reared and educated. He was brought up in the tannery from boyhood, having been connected with this company throughout. He came South in 1870 and established a tannery for the company at Paw Paw, on the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, in western Virginia. In 1876 he came to Chattanooga and established the tannery of which he has since been manager. In November, 1862, he married Mary North, of New York, who bore him one son, Clement N. Mr. Woodworth is a Republican in politics, a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, and a director of the First National Bank. He has engaged extensively in the real estate business and has built largely in the city. He is a good citizen and a wide-awake business man.
"History of East Tennessee" 1887