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Charles Woodward
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #3T
Service:
Appointed by:   Calvin Coolidge
Active:   3/2/1929 - 5/15/1942
Preceded by:   Adam Cliffe
Succeeded by:   Elwyn Shaw
Personal History
Born:   1876
Deceased:   1942
Undergraduate:   Northwestern University
Law School:   Read Law (1899)

Charles Edgar Woodward (1876-1942) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Woodward was nominated by President Calvin Coolidge on March 1, 1929, to a seat vacated by Adam Cliffe; he was confirmed by the Senate on March 2, 1929, and received commission that same day. He served the Northern District of Illinois until his death on May 15, 1942.[1] Woodward was succeeded in this position by Elwyn Shaw.

Early life and education

  • Northwestern University
  • Read law, 1899[1]

Professional career

  • Private practice, Ottawa, Illinois, 1899-1929
  • Assistant attorney general of Illinois, 1905-1913
  • President, Illinois Constitutional Convention, 1920[1]

Judicial career

Northern District of Illinois

Woodward was nominated by President Calvin Coolidge on March 1, 1929, to a seat vacated by Adam Cliffe; he was confirmed by the Senate on March 2, 1929, and received commission that same day. He served the Northern District of Illinois until his death on May 15, 1942.[1] Woodward was succeeded in this position by Elwyn Shaw.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Adam Cliffe
Northern District of Illinois
1929–1942
Seat #3T
Succeeded by:
Elwyn Shaw