Woods, Rose Mary

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Woods, Rose Mary Gender: F
born on 26 December 1917 at 15:00 (= 3:00 PM )
Place Sebring, Ohio, 40n55, 81w01
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: CAH
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 04°33' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 16°06 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 21°18'

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American government employee who is known for the tape erasure that deleted Watergate scandal evidence. During Capitol Hill hearings investigating the incident, she testified that she "accidentally" erased a section of the tape when she pressed the record button on the machine by mistake while reaching to answer the phone.

Woods started as a Washington D.C. secretary and political staff member in 1943 when she moved to the nation's capitol, from Ohio, in response to a wartime need for government typists. In 1951, she became the executive secretary to Senator Nixon and stayed to the end. During the 25 years that Woods worked for Nixon, her loyalty to him was undying; she saved his career several times: In 1952, when Nixon was battered by a slush fund scandal, she delayed his letter of resignation from the presidential ticket. Six years later, when Nixon's motorcade was stoned in Venezuela, she was there to brace his resolve. And, finally, when Presidential tapes were subpoenaed in 1973, Woods alone was given the task of transcribing them. The Los Angeles Times named her one of "Ten Women Of The Year" in 1961. In the '90s, she retired in Ohio and had nothing to say to the press.

Woods never married and did not have any children.

The former secretary to Richard Nixon died at age 87 on January 22, 2005 in Alliance, Ohio.

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  • role played of/by Gasteyer, Ana (born 4 May 1967). Notes: 1999 film "Dick"


  • Work : New Career 1943 (Political staff member,secretary)
  • Work : New Job 1951 (Executive secretary to Nixon)
  • Work : Gain social status 1961 (L.A. Times "Woman of the year")
  • Work : Retired 1990 (Retired in Ohio)
  • Death, Cause unspecified 22 January 2005 (in Alliance, OH at age 87)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

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Contemporary American Horoscopes


  • Traits : Personality : Principled strongly (Loyal)
  • Family : Relationship : Married late/never (Never)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids none
  • Lifestyle : Work : Same Job more than 10 yrs (Working for Nixon)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (87)
  • Vocation : Business : Clerical/ Secretarial
  • Vocation : Politics : Government employee (Political staff member and secretary)
  • Notable : Awards : Other Awards (LA Times "Woman Of The Year")
  • Notable : Famous : Newsmaker
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession
  • Notable : Book Collection : Profiles Of Women