Elected by the General Assembly on March 18, 1872, to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of William Thomas Joynes and began his service on April 2, 1872. Service terminated by death.
Read law with William Leigh, Halifax County
Private practice, Charlotte County, 1833-1839; Richmond, 1839-1853; Charlotte County, 1853-1861 and 1865-1869; and Richmond, 1869-1872
Delegate, Virginia Convention of 1861 (to consider secession from the U.S.)
State delegate, 1861-1865
Elected, 63 Va., iii; died, 68 Va., iii; birth, education, and career, John O. Peters, “Wood Bouldin (1811-1876),” Dictionary of Virginia Biography (1998); private practice in Richmond with Robert Stanard (Stanard & Bouldin), “Reminiscences of Some of the Dead of the Bench and Bar of Richmond, An Address Delivered to the Richmond Bar Association by Judge George L. Christian of the Richmond Bar, December 9, 1908,” The Virginia Law Register, Vol. 14, No. 11 (Mar., 1909), 820; portrait, Library of Virginia catalog.