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John Munro Woolsey

Biography of John Munro Woolsey

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Woolsey
  • First Name: John
  • Middle Name: Munro
  • Date of Birth: January , 3 , 1877
  • Place of Birth (POB): Aiken , South Carolina (US-SC, SC, 45, S.C., S. Car.)
  • Date of Death: May , 4 , 1945
  • Place of Death (POD): New York , New York (US-NY, NY, 36, N.Y., N. York)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

John Munro Woolsey Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Southern District of New York
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Herbert Hoover ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 04/18/1929
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 45 Stat. 1317
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 04/18/1929
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 04/29/1929
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 04/29/1929
  • Commission Date: 04/29/1929
  • Retirement from Active Service: 12/31/1943
  • Date of Termination: 05/04/1945
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

John Munro Woolsey in the Law School

  • Name of School: Yale University
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (A.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1898

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Columbia Law School
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1901

John Munro Woolsey Career Path


  • Private practice, New York City, 1901-1929
  • Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, February 28, 1929; no Senate vote


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