James W. Kehoe

Personal

Birthday: 
9/27/1925
Birthplace: 
Portsmouth, VA
Date of Death: 
12/13/1998
Place of Death: 
Miami, FL
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

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

Education

Name of School: 
University of Florida
Degree: 
A.A.
Degree Year: 
1947
Name of School - Second: 

Levin College of Law - University of Florida

The law school offers courses of study leading to the Juris Doctor degree, including Certificate Programs in Environmental and Land Use Law, Estates and Trusts Practice, Family Law, Intellectual Property Law or International and Comparative Law. Joint J.D./M.A. and J.D./Ph.D. degrees in a variety of disciplines are available, too. The college also offers one of the leading LL.M. in Taxation programs in the United States.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1950

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
Court Name: 

Florida Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
10/5/1979
Retirement from Active Service: 
10/16/1992
Termination Date: 
12/13/1998
Termination Reason: 
Death
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