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George E. Woods

Biography of George E. Woods

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Woods
  • First Name: George
  • Middle Name: E.
  • Date of Birth: October , 10 , 1923
  • Place of Birth (POB): Cleveland , Ohio (US-OH, OH, 39, Ohio, Ohio O., Oh.)
  • Date of Death: October , 9 , 2007
  • Place of Death (POD): Waterford , Michigan (US-MI, MI, 26, MC, Mich.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

George E. Woods Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Ronald Reagan ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 11/01/1983
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Well Qualified
  • Seat vacated by: Boyle , Patricia Jean
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 11/01/1983
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 11/10/1983
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 11/15/1983
  • Commission Date: 11/16/1983
  • Retirement from Active Service: 11/16/1993
  • Date of Termination: 08/13/2004
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Retirement

George E. Woods in the Law School

  • Name of School: Detroit College of Law (now Michigan State University College of Law)
  • Degree: Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1949

George E. Woods Career Path


  • 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

    Bankruptcy and Magistrate service

    United States Bankruptcy Judge, Eastern District of Michigan, 1981-1983


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  • Article Name: George E. Woods
  • Author: Evelyn Huberts
  • Description: Biography of George E. WoodsBiographic DetailsFamily Name (Surname): Woods First Name: George Middle Name: E. Date of [...]

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