BORN: May 2, 1933

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FAM­ILY: Harry Woolf was raised in New­cas­tle in a pros­per­ous mid­dle­class fam­ily. Mar­ried in 1961 to Mar­guerite Sas­soon, with whom he had three sons CA­REER: Stud­ied law at Univer­sity Col­lege Lon­don. Was called to the bar in 1955. Ap­pointed a High Court judge in 1979, pro­moted to Lord Jus­tice of Ap­peal in 1986 and be­came a Law Lord in 1992. Mas­ter of the Rolls from 1996 un­til 2000 when he was ap­pointed Lord Chief Jus­tice ON HIS JEWISH IDEN­TITY: “I’m not re­li­gious. The im­por­tant thing for me is the fam­ily as­pect. Our re­li­gion in­stils good fam­ily val­ues”

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