John Munro Woolsey

Personal

Birthday: 
1/3/1877
Birthplace: 
Aiken, SC
Date of Death: 
5/4/1945
Place of Death: 
New York, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, New York City, 1901-1929

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, February 28, 1929; no Senate vote

Education

Name of School: 
Yale University
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1898
Name of School - Second: 

Columbia Law School

Public service is a critical component of a legal education and the professional development of our students," said David M. Schizer, Dean and the Lucy G. Moses Professor of Law. "This new guarantee supports a core principle of our school, as we aspire to train lawyers who view pro bono work as central to their commitment to our system of justice.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1901

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Court Name: 

New York Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Herbert Hoover
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
4/29/1929
Retirement from Active Service: 
12/31/1943
Termination Date: 
5/4/1945
Termination Reason: 
Death
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