(Biographical information from the Federal Judicial Center, http://www.fjc.gov/history/home.nsf, April 2007
Born 5/30/1903, in Kissimmee, FL.
Died 8/22/1987.Federal Judicial Service
Judge, U. S. District Court, Southern District of Florida.
Nominated by President Harry S Truman (Democrat) on 09/14/1950; confirmed by the Senate on 09/23/1950; received judicial commission on 09/26/1950.
Served as Chief Judge from 01/01/1961 to 01/01/1962.
Service terminated on 10/29/1962 due to assignment to another court.
Judge, U. S. District Court, Middle District of Florida.
Served as Chief Judge from 01/01/1962 to 01/01/1966.
Service terminated on 11/22/1966 due to elevation to another court.
Judge, U. S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.
Service terminated on 08/22/1987 due to death.
Judge, U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
Nominated by President Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat) on 10/11/1966; confirmed by the Senate on 10/20/1966; received judicial commission on 11/03/1966.
Assumed senior status on 06/30/1975.
Service terminated on 10/01/1981 due to assignment to another court. Education
University of Florida College of Law, LL.B., 1926.Non-judicial Career
Private practice, Jacksonville, Florida, 1926-1946
Assistant state`s attorney, Fourth Florida Circuit, 1933-1939
Judge, Criminal Court of Record, Duval County, Florida, 1939-1943
U.S. Army First Lieutenant, 1943-1945
Judge, Criminal Court of Record, Duval County, Florida, 1945-1946
Circuit judge, FourthFlorida Circuit, 1946-1950