George E. Woods

Personal

Birthday: 
10/10/1923
Birthplace: 
Cleveland, OH
Date of Death: 
10/9/2007
Place of Death: 
Waterford, MI
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Army, 1943-1946
Private practice, Pontiac, Michigan, 1949-1951, 1953
Assistant prosecutor, Oakland County, Michigan, 1951-1952
Chief assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Michigan, 1953-1960
U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan, 1960-1961
Private practice, Detroit, Michigan, 1961-1981
Chief special prosecutor, Wayne County [Michigan] Grand Jury, 1965-1966

Education

Name of School: 

Michigan State University College of Law

MSU Law offers a rigorous and intellectually challenging required curriculum enhanced by numerous specialty programs. Its integrated learning connecting theory to practice provides a thorough education in all principal areas of law and practice and gives you knowledge and hands-on experience that prepares you for a successful career.

Degree: 
J.D.
Degree Year: 
1949

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
Court Name: 

Michigan Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
11/16/1983
Retirement from Active Service: 
11/16/1993
Termination Date: 
8/13/2004
Termination Reason: 
Retirement
Bankruptcy and Magistrate Services: 

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, Eastern District of Michigan, 1981-1983

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