History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Woolley, Victor Baynard
Born March 29, 1867, in Wilmington, DE
Died February 22, 1945

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Nominated by Woodrow Wilson on August 7, 1914, to a seat vacated by George Gray. Confirmed by the Senate on August 12, 1914, and received commission on August 12, 1914. Assumed senior status on May 1, 1938. Service terminated on February 22, 1945, due to death.

Education:
Harvard Law School
Delaware College (now University of Delaware), B.S., 1885
Read law, 1890

Professional Career:
Prothonotary, Superior Court of Delaware, New Castle County, 1895-1901
Associate judge, Delaware Supreme Court, 1900-1914

 

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