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John Howland Wood

Biography of John Howland Wood Jr.

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Wood
  • First Name: John
  • Middle Name: Howland
  • Generational Suffix: Jr.
  • Date of Birth: March , 31 , 1916
  • Place of Birth (POB): Rockport , Texas (US-TX, 48, Tex., Texas, Tx.)
  • Date of Death: May , 29 , 1979
  • Place of Death (POD): San Antonio , Texas (US-TX, 48, Tex., Texas, Tx.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

John Howland Wood Jr. Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Western District of Texas
  • 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): 10/07/1970
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Well Qualified
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 84 Stat. 294
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 10/07/1970
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 11/25/1970
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 11/25/1970
  • Commission Date: 12/01/1970
  • Date of Termination: 05/29/1979
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

John Howland Wood Jr. in the Law School

  • Name of School: St. Mary's University, Texas
  • Degree: Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Law Degree Year: 1935

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): University of Texas School of Law
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1938

John Howland Wood Jr. Career Path


  • Private practice, San Antonio, Texas, 1938-1970
  • U.S. Navy ensign, 1944-1945
  • U.S. Naval Reserve lieutenant, 1945-1954


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