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Thomas Hall Woods, American judge. member Secession Conv; member Miss.

Background

Woods, Thomas Hall was born on March 17, 1836 in in Arkansas (then a ty.). Son of Review Harvey and Cecelia Woods.

Education

Student Williams College, 1856, 57. (Doctor of Laws, University of Mississippi).

Career

Admitted to bar, 1859. Member Secession Convention, 1861. Captain in C.S.A., 1861-1865.

District attorney, 3d District of Mississippi, 1865-1875. Was member Mississippi House of Representatives. Declined office of United State Attorneys, Southern District of Mississippi, 1888.

Chief justice Supreme Court of the Mississippi, 1889-1900. Resigned and declined reappointment. Division counsel for the Q.&C. system of railroads.

Retired. Home: Meridian, Miss.

Membership

Member Secession Conv. Member Miss.

Connections

Married Judith Jones, October 1863.

father:
Review Harvey

mother:
Cecelia Woods

spouse:
Judith Jones