History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Wood, John Howland Jr.
Born March 31, 1916, in Rockport, TX
Died May 29, 1979, in San Antonio, TX

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on October 7, 1970, to a new seat authorized by 84 Stat. 294. Confirmed by the Senate on November 25, 1970, and received commission on December 1, 1970. Service terminated on May 29, 1979, due to death.

Education:
St. Mary`s University, Texas, B.B.A., 1935
University of Texas School of Law, LL.B., 1938

Professional Career:
Private practice, San Antonio, Texas, 1938-1970
U.S. Navy ensign, 1944-1945
U.S. Naval Reserve lieutenant, 1945-1954

 

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