History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Choate, Emett Clay
Born May 21, 1891, in Columbus, OH
Died August 14, 1974

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on June 22, 1954, to a new seat authorized by 68 Stat. 8. Confirmed by the Senate on July 20, 1954, and received commission on July 20, 1954. Assumed senior status on January 31, 1965. Service terminated on August 14, 1974, due to death.

Indiana University School of Law -- Bloomington (now Maurer School of Law), LL.B., 1914

Professional Career:
U.S. Army major, 1917-1918
Private practice, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 1917-1921
Private practice, New York City, 1922-1925
Private practice, Miami, Florida, 1925-1954


Submit Questions About Judicial History