Residence, 821 Riverside Avenue; office, Gazette Building, Reno. Born September 3, 1876, in Reno, Nevada. Son of Charles H. and Cora (Cross) Stoddard. Married February, 1911, to Alice Riegel. Educated in the public schools of Reno. Attended University of Nevada. Studied law in office of Louis Lamy, San Luis Obispo, California. Admitted to the bar of California 1903; Nevada 1903. Practiced law for a short period in San Luis Obispo, then moved to Reno; 1905 to 1906 City Attorney of Reno. That office he held until January, 1911. For a short period in 1906 partnership with Dennis M. Duffy, under the firm name of Stoddard & Duffy. Member of the firm Stoddard, Moore & Woodburn until July, 1913. Member of B. P. O. E.; K. of P.; Nevada State and Reno Bar Associations. Democrat.