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Halbert Owen Woodward

Biography of Halbert Owen Woodward

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Woodward
  • First Name: Halbert
  • Middle Name: Owen
  • Date of Birth: April , 8 , 1918
  • Place of Birth (POB): Coleman , Texas (US-TX, 48, Tex., Texas, Tx.)
  • Date of Death: October , 2 , 2000
  • Place of Death (POD): Brownwood , Texas (US-TX, 48, Tex., Texas, Tx.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Halbert Owen Woodward Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Lyndon B. Johnson ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 04/25/1968
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Qualified
  • Seat vacated by: Dooley , Joe B.
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 04/25/1968
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 06/06/1968
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 06/06/1968
  • Commission Date: 06/07/1968
  • Date of Service as Chief Judge (begin): 1977
  • Termination of Service as Chief Judge (Date): 1986
  • Retirement from Active Service: 12/30/1986
  • Date of Termination: 10/02/2000
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Halbert Owen Woodward in the Law School

  • Name of School: University of Texas
  • Degree: Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Law Degree Year: 1940

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): University of Texas School of Law
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1940

Halbert Owen Woodward Career Path


  • Hearing examiner, Texas Employment Commission, 1940-1941
  • Humble Oil and Refining Company, 1941-1942, 1945-1949; title examiner, 1941-1942; land and title supervisor, 1945-1949
  • U.S. Navy lieutenant, 1942-1945
  • Private practice, Coleman, Texas, 1949-1968
  • Member, Texas Highway Commission, 1959-1968; chairman, 1967-1968


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