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Henry Woods

Biography of Henry Woods

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Woods
  • First Name: Henry
  • Date of Birth: March , 17 , 1918
  • Place of Birth (POB): Abbeville , Mississippi (US-MS, MS, 28, MI, Miss.)
  • Date of Death: March , 14 , 2002
  • Place of Death (POD): Little Rock , Arkansas (US-AR, AR, 05, Ark.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Henry Woods Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Jimmy Carter ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 12/14/1979
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Well Qualified
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 92 Stat. 1629
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 12/14/1979
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 02/19/1980
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 02/20/1980
  • Commission Date: 02/20/1980
  • Retirement from Active Service: 03/01/1995
  • Date of Termination: 03/14/2002
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Henry Woods in the Law School

  • Name of School: University of Arkansas
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1938

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): University of Arkansas School of Law
  • Degree: Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1940

Henry Woods Career Path


  • Special agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1941-1946
  • Private practice, Texarkana, Arkansas, 1946-1948
  • Referee in bankruptcy, Western District of Arkansas, 1946-1947
  • Executive secretary, Gov. Sid McMath, Arkansas, 1949-1953
  • Private practice, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1953-1980
  • Special associate justice, Arkansas Supreme Court, 1967-1974


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