John Simson Woolson

Personal

Birthday: 
12/6/1840
Birthplace: 
Tonawanda, NY
Date of Death: 
12/4/1899
Place of Death: 
Des Moines, IA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Navy assistant paymaster, 1862-1865
Private practice, Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, 1866-1891
State senator, Iowa, 1876-1881, 1885-1891

Education

Name of School: 
Wesleyan University
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1860
Name of School - Second: 
Wesleyan University
Degree - Second: 
A.M.
Degree Year - Second: 
1863
Name of School - Third: 
Read law
Degree Year - Third: 
1866

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa
Court Name: 

Iowa Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Benjamin Harrison
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
01/11/1892
Termination Date: 
12/04/1899
Termination Reason: 
Death
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