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Harlington Wood

Biography of Harlington Wood Jr.

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Wood
  • First Name: Harlington
  • Generational Suffix: Jr.
  • Date of Birth: April , 17 , 1920
  • Place of Birth (POB): Springfield , Illinois (US-IL, IL, 17, Ill., Il., Ills., Ill's)
  • Date of Death: December , 29 , 2008
  • Place of Death (POD): Petersburg , Illinois (US-IL, IL, 17, Ill., Il., Ills., Ill's)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Harlington Wood Jr. Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Southern District of Illinois
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Richard M. Nixon ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 05/11/1973
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Well Qualified
  • Seat vacated by: Poos , Omer
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 05/11/1973
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 07/13/1973
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 07/13/1973
  • Commission Date: 07/18/1973
  • Date of Termination: 05/28/1976
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Appointment to Another Judicial Position

Second Appointment of Harlington Wood Jr.

  • Court Name: United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • Court Type: United States Court of Appeals
  • Promoted by President: Gerald Ford ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 04/14/1976
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Well Qualified
  • Seat vacated by: Stevens , John Paul
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 04/14/1976
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action: 05/05/1976
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 05/06/1976
  • Commission Date: 05/07/1976
  • Retirement from Active Service: 01/15/1992
  • Date of Termination: 12/29/2008
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Harlington Wood Jr. in the Law School

  • Name of School: University of Illinois
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (A.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1942

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): University of Illinois College of Law
  • Degree: Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1948

Harlington Wood Jr. Career Path

Employment:

  • U.S. Army major, 1942-1946
  • Private practice, Springfield, Illinois, 1948-1958, 1961-1969
  • U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, 1958-1961
  • U.S. Department of Justice, 1969-1973; executive head of U.S. attorneys, 1969-1970; associate deputy attorney general, 1970-1972; assistant attorney general, Civil Division, 1972-1973

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