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Name Woolsey, John Munro
City New York
State NY
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 January 3, 1877, in Aiken, SC
Died May 4, 1945, in New York, NY

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

Born January 3, 1877, in Aiken, SC
Died May 4, 1945, in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
Nominated by Herbert Hoover on April 18, 1929, to a new seat authorized by 45 Stat. 1317. Confirmed by the Senate on April 29, 1929, and received commission on April 29, 1929. Assumed senior status on December 31, 1943. Service terminated on May 4, 1945, due to death.

Education:
Yale University, A.B., 1898
Columbia Law School, LL.B., 1901

Professional Career:

Private practice, New York City, 1901-1929

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

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


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