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Peter Woodbury

Biography of Peter Woodbury

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Woodbury
  • First Name: Peter
  • Date of Birth: October , 24 , 1899
  • Place of Birth (POB): Bedford , New Hampshire (US-NH, NH, 33, N.H)
  • Date of Death: November , 17 , 1970
  • Place of Death (POD): Bedford , New Hampshire (US-NH, NH, 33, N.H)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Peter Woodbury Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • Court Type: United States Court of Appeals
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Franklin D. Roosevelt ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 01/31/1941
  • Seat vacated by: Wilson , Scott
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 01/31/1941
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 02/17/1941
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 02/18/1941
  • Commission Date: 02/25/1941
  • Date of Service as Chief Judge (begin): 1959
  • Termination of Service as Chief Judge (Date): 1964
  • Retirement from Active Service: 12/31/1964
  • Date of Termination: 11/17/1970
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Peter Woodbury in the Law School

  • Name of School: Harvard University
  • Degree: Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1924

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Columbia Law School

Third Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Harvard Law School
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws ( LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1927

Peter Woodbury Career Path


  • U.S. Army private first class, 27th Army Division, 1918-1919
  • Private practice, Manchester, New Hampshire, 1927-
  • Selectman, Bedford, New Hampshire, 1928-1931
  • Justice, Bedford [New Hampshire] Municipal Court, 1928-1932
  • Associate justice, Superior Court of New Hampshire, 1932-1933
  • Associate justice, Supreme Court of New Hampshire, 1933-1941


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  • Article Name: Peter Woodbury
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  • Description: Biography of Peter Woodbury Biographic DetailsFamily Name (Surname): Woodbury First Name: Peter Date of Birth: October , 24 [...]

This entry was last updated: December 9, 2015

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