History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Woodward, Charles Edgar
Born December 1, 1876, in New Salem, PA
Died May 15, 1942

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, 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.

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


Submit Questions About Judicial History