Biography and History

Henry Woodhull Green was a New Jersey lawyer, justice, and statesman. Born in Maidenhead (now Lawrenceville), New Jersey, in 1804, Green attended the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) and graduated in 1820. He was admitted to the New Jersey bar in 1825 and practiced in Trenton. He served as a member of the New Jersey Assembly in 1842, a delegate to the National Whig Convention in 1844, and a delegate to the New Jersey Constitutional Convention in 1844. In 1846, he was appointed justice in the New Jersey Supreme Court. Green died in 1876.

Source: From the finding aid for C0304

  • Green Family Collection. 1771-1969 (inclusive), 1810-1895 (bulk).

    Call Number: C0304

    The Green Family Collection consists of correspondence, documents, and printed matter of the Green family of Trenton and Mercer County, New Jersey, including Henry Woodhull Green (Princeton Class of 1820), his parents, Elizabeth and Caleb Green, his brother, John Cleve Green, and his son, Charles Ewing Green.