John H. Wood Jr., Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


John H. Wood Jr.

American judge

Date of Birth: 31-Mar-1916

Place of Birth: Rockport, Texas, United States

Date of Death: 29-May-1979

Profession: judge, lawyer

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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About John H. Wood Jr.

  • John Howland Wood Jr.
  • (March 31, 1916 – May 29, 1979) was an American lawyer and judge from Texas.
  • He served as a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas before being assassinated by Charles Harrelson outside Wood's home in San Antonio, in 1979.
  • Wood's killing was the first assassination of a federal judge in the 20th century.

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