History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Kehoe, James W.
Born September 27, 1925, in Portsmouth, VA
Died December 13, 1998, in Miami, FL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on July 18, 1979, to a new seat authorized by 92 Stat. 1629. Confirmed by the Senate on October 4, 1979, and received commission on October 5, 1979. Assumed senior status on October 16, 1992. Service terminated on December 13, 1998, due to death.

Education:
University of Florida, A.A., 1947
University of Florida College of Law, LL.B., 1950

Professional Career:
U.S. Army sergeant, Air Corps, 1943-1946
Private practice, Miami, Florida, 1950-1955, 1957-1961
Assistant county solicitor, Dade County, Florida, 1955-1957
Judge, Florida Civil Court of Record, 1961-1963
Judge, Circuit Court of Florida, Eleventh Judicial Circuit, 1963-1977; chief judge, 1977
Judge, Florida District Court of Appeal, Third District, 1977-1979

 

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