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William Allen Woods

William Allen Woods, American jurist. member Indiana Legislature, 1867-1869.

Background

  • Woods, William Allen was born on May 16, 1837 in near Farmington, Tennessee, United States. Son of Allen Newton and Mistress (Ewing) Woods.

  • Education

    • Graduate Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Indiana, 1859.

    Career

    • Teacher, Marion, Indiana, 1860. Admitted to Indiana bar, 1861. Member Indiana Legislature, 1867-1869.

      Judge 34th Judicial Circuit, Indiana, 1873-1880. Judge Indiana Supreme Court, 1880-1882, United States District Court, Indiana, 1882-1892.

    Membership

    Member Indiana Legislature, 1867-1869.

    Connections

    • Married Mata A. Newton, December 6, 1870, 1 son, 1 daughter.
    • father: Allen Newton Woods
    • mother: Mistress (Ewing) Woods
    • spouse: Mata A. Newton
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    Born March 16, 1837
    Died June 20, 1901
    (aged 64)
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