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Name Woodward, Halbert Owen
City Coleman
State TX
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Woodward, Halbert Owen
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Woodward, Halbert Owen
Born April 8, 1918, in Coleman, TX
Died October 2, 2000, in Brownwood, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on April 25, 1968, to a seat vacated by Joe B. Dooley. Confirmed by the Senate on June 6, 1968, and received commission on June 7, 1968. Served as chief judge, 1977-1986. Assumed senior status on December 30, 1986. Service terminated on October 2, 2000, due to death.

Education:
University of Texas, B.B.A., 1940
University of Texas School of Law, LL.B., 1940

Professional Career:
Hearing examiner, Texas Employment Commission, 1940-1941
Humble Oil and Refining Company, 1941-1942, 1945-1949; title examiner, 1941-1942; land and title supervisor, 1945-1949
U.S. Navy lieutenant, 1942-1945
Private practice, Coleman, Texas, 1949-1968
Member, Texas Highway Commission, 1959-1968; chairman, 1967-1968
Oral History

compress summary

Case(s) JC-TX-0004 : Vest v. Lubbock County


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