History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Choy, Herbert Young Cho
Born January 6, 1916, in Makaweli, Kauai, HI
Died March 10, 2004, in Honolulu, HI

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on April 7, 1971, to a seat vacated by Stanley Nelson Barnes. Confirmed by the Senate on April 21, 1971, and received commission on April 23, 1971. Assumed senior status on October 3, 1984. Service terminated on March 10, 2004, due to death.

Education:
University of Hawaii, B.A., 1938
Harvard Law School, J.D., 1941

Professional Career:
Hawaii Territorial Guard, 1941-1942
U.S. Army, 1942-1946
Private practice, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1946-1971

 

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