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William Allen Woods

jurist

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