Judge Woodrow Seals Papers 1941-1990 [Part 2]


Judge Woodrow Seals Papers 1941-1990 [Part 2]


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. The collection consists mainly of legal documents and papers, legal reference materials, correspondence and clippings on his work on Democratic Party committees, his efforts to further world peace and relating to the many charitable organizations he was associated with, the organizations he founded, and his church work. Some personal papers and artifacts are included.

86 linear feet: 84 record storage boxes, 3 oversized document boxes, 2 photo boxes

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Rehnquist, William H., 1924-2005

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Associate justice, 1972-1986, and chief justice, 1986-2005, United States Supreme Court. From the description of William H. Rehnquist papers, 1947-2005. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754864782 Biography Born on 1 October 1924 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, William Hubbs Rehnquist served in the Army Air Corps in North Africa during World War II. Once the war ended he attended Stanford University where he received a B.A. in poli...

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