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Woods, George E.

Born October 10, 1923, in Cleveland, OH
Died October 9, 2007, in Waterford, MI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on November 1, 1983, to a seat vacated by Patricia Jean Boyle. Confirmed by the Senate on November 15, 1983, and received commission on November 16, 1983. Assumed senior status on November 16, 1993. Service terminated on August 13, 2004, due to retirement.

Other Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, Eastern District of Michigan, 1981-1983

Detroit College of Law (now Michigan State University College of Law), J.D., 1949

Professional Career:

U.S. Army, 1943-1946
Private practice, Pontiac, Michigan, 1949-1951, 1953
Assistant prosecutor, Oakland County, Michigan, 1951-1952
Chief assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Michigan, 1953-1960
U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan, 1960-1961
Private practice, Detroit, Michigan, 1961-1981
Chief special prosecutor, Wayne County [Michigan] Grand Jury, 1965-1966