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Herbert Young Cho Choy

Biography of Herbert Young Cho Choy

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Choy
  • First Name: Herbert
  • Middle Name: Young Cho
  • Date of Birth: January , 6 , 1916
  • Place of Birth (POB): Makaweli, Kauai , Hawaii (US-HI, HI, 15, HA, Hawaii, H.I)
  • Date of Death: March , 10 , 2004
  • Place of Death (POD): Honolulu , Hawaii (US-HI, HI, 15, HA, Hawaii, H.I)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: Asian American

Herbert Young Cho Choy Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • Court Type: United States Court of Appeals
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Richard M. Nixon ( Republican )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 04/07/1971
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Qualified
  • Seat vacated by: Barnes , Stanley Nelson
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 04/14/1971
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 04/21/1971
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 04/21/1971
  • Commission Date: 04/23/1971
  • Retirement from Active Service: 10/03/1984
  • Date of Termination: 03/10/2004
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Herbert Young Cho Choy in the Law School

  • Name of School: University of Hawaii
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1938

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Harvard Law School
  • Degree: Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1941

Herbert Young Cho Choy Career Path


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


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