Green, James Woods was born on April 4, 1842 in Cambridge, New York, United States. Son of Robert and Margaret (Woods) Green.
Bachelor of Arts, Williams College, 1866, A.M., 1890.
Admitted to bar, 1869. Began practice at Olathe, Kansas, 1870. Dean Law School of University of Kansas, since 1878.
County attorney, Johnson County, Kansas, 1875-1877, Douglas County, Kansas, 1878-1880. Democratic candidate for justice Supreme Court, 1884. Delaware Universal Congress Lawyers and Jurists, St. Louis, 1904.