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Name Woods, Henry
City Little Rock
State AR
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born March 17, 1918, in Abbeville, MS
Died March 14, 2002, in Little Rock, AR

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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born March 17, 1918, in Abbeville, MS
Died March 14, 2002, in Little Rock, AR

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on December 14, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on February 20, 1980, and received commission on February 20, 1980. Assumed senior status on March 1, 1995. Service terminated on March 14, 2002, due to death.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
Referee in Bankruptcy, Western District of Arkansas, 1946-1947

Education:
University of Arkansas, B.A., 1938
University of Arkansas School of Law, J.D., 1940

Professional Career:

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


compress summary

Case(s) CJ-AR-0002 : Hill v. Lockhart
EE-AR-0037 : EEOC v. ODOM ANTENNAS, INC.
ID-AR-0001 : Baldridge v. Clinton
PC-AR-0008 : Jones v. Mabry
VR-MO-0002 : Fletcher v. Golder

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