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Robert Elmer Woodside, American Lawyer, former judge. Bar: Pennsylvania 1928. President board of trustees Pennsylvania Industrial School, White Hill, Pennsylvania, 1945-1955; chairman on Commision on Constitutional Revision; member Pennsylvania Constitutional Convention, 1967-1968. Member Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Kappa Sigma, Tau Kappa Alpha.

Background

Woodside, Robert Elmer was born on June 4, 1904 in Millersburg, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Robert E. and Ella (Neitz) Woodside.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Dickinson College, 1926;Bachelor of Laws, Dickinson College, 1928;honorary Doctor of Laws, Dickinson College, 1951.

Career

Practiced in, Millersburg and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1928-1942. Judge Court Common Pleas, Dauphin Company, 1942-1951. Became attorney general Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1951.

Judge Superior Court Pennsylvania, 1953-1965. Partner Mette, Evans and Woodside, Harrisburg, 1965-1987. Retired, 1987

Adjunct professor Dickinson School Law, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1969-1987.

Legislator Pennsylvania State House of Representatives, 1932-1942, Republican house leader, 1939, 41. Member Joint State Government Commission, 1939-1942. Delegate 16th congressional district Republican National Convention, 1952.

Chairman Pennsylvania Little Hoover Communications. Chairman Pennsylvania Council Juvenile Court Judges, 1947-1949.

Achievements

  • Bar: Pennsylvania 1928.

Religion

The Covenant is a big challenge to everybody. If God is committed to human race, anyone has to be prepared to accept that as reality and make a commitment in return.

Politics

The use of force should be supported, but only in extreme situations and only when the need is clear beyond reasonable doubt, and through appropriate international organizations.

Views

All Christians should study Old and New Testament, which texts were written and gathered together over a long period of time. It is important to find out as much as we can about the original contexts in which texts were produced.

Membership

President board trustees Pennsylvania Industrial School, White Hill, Pennsylvania, 1945-1955. Chairman on Commission on Constitutional Revision. Member Pennsylvania Constitutional Convention, 1967-1968.

Member Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Kappa Sigma, Tau Kappa Alpha. Clubs: Mason (33 degree, Shriner), Red Man, Royal Arcanum.

Connections

Married F. Fairlee Habbart, July 11, 1931 (deceased). Children– William Edward, Robert James, Jane Fairlee. Married Anna C. Woodside, June 27, 1987.

father:
Robert E. Woodside

mother:
Ella (Neitz) Woodside

spouse:
F. Fairlee Habbart

spouse:
Anna C. Woodside

child:
William Edward Woodside

child:
Robert James Woodside

child:
Jane Fairlee Woodside