Fred B. Wood (1888-1961) served on the state legislative council of California (1927-50), was a member of the state personnel
board (1934-39), a justice of the California District Court of Appeals, District 1 (1950), and a member of the California
Commission on Uniform State Laws. The collection consists of Wood's alphabetical files, notes, publications, clippings, photographs,
legal papers, and memorabilia.
Wood was born on June 15, 1888 in Tecumseh, Michigan; AB (1910), J.D. (1912), Stanford University; admitted to California
bar in 1912; served on state legislative council of California, 1927-50; member, state personnel board, 1934-39; became justice
of the California District Court of Appeals, District 1, in 1950; member of the California Commission on Uniform State Laws;
he died in 1961.
32 boxes (16 linear ft.)
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