Henry Woods

Personal

Birthday: 
3/17/1918
Birthplace: 
Abbeville, MS
Date of Death: 
3/14/2002
Place of Death: 
Little Rock, AR
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Special agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1941-1946
Private practice, Texarkana, Arkansas, 1946-1948
Referee in bankruptcy, Western District of Arkansas, 1946-1947
Executive secretary, Gov. Sid McMath, Arkansas, 1949-1953
Private practice, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1953-1980
Special associate justice, Arkansas Supreme Court, 1967-1974

Education

Name of School: 
University of Arkansas
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1938
Name of School - Second: 

University of Arkansas School of Law

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Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1940

Judicial Career

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

Arkansas Eastern District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
2/20/1980
Retirement from Active Service: 
3/1/1995
Termination Date: 
3/14/2002
Termination Reason: 
Death
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