Harold Kenneth Wood

Personal

Birthday: 
3/21/1906
Birthplace: 
Mount Vernon, NY
Date of Death: 
12/17/1972
Place of Death: 
Philadelphia, PA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Tax examiner, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1940-1941
Assistant district attorney, Chester County, Pennsylvania, 1942-1945
Legal counsel, Selective Service System, 1941-1945
Private practice, Pennsylvania, 1946-1957
U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1957-1959

Education

Name of School: 
Colgate University
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1927
Name of School - Second: 

University of Pennsylvania Law School

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Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1934

Judicial Career

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

Pennsylvania Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
9/10/1959
Retirement from Active Service: 
6/24/1971
Termination Date: 
12/17/1972
Termination Reason: 
Death
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