Judge Woodrow Seals Papers 1941-1990 1961-1990

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Judge Woodrow Seals Papers MSS 0414., 1941-1990, 1961-1990

Judge Woodrow Seals Papers 1941-1990 1961-1990

Judge Woodrow Seals was a United States Attorney, and later a federal judge. He was very active in community organizations, his church, and the Democratic Party.

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