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Name Woodward, Charles Edgar
City Ottawa
State IL
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 December 1, 1876, in New Salem, PA
Died May 15, 1942

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

Born December 1, 1876, in New Salem, PA
Died May 15, 1942

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Nominated by Calvin Coolidge on March 1, 1929, to a seat vacated by Adam C. Cliffe. Confirmed by the Senate on March 2, 1929, and received commission on March 2, 1929. Service terminated on May 15, 1942, due to death.

Education:
Northwestern University
Read law, 1899

Professional Career:

Private practice, Ottawa, Illinois, 1899-1929
Assistant attorney general, State of Illinois, 1905-1913
President, Illinois constitutional convention, 1920


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