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Herboth Strother Ryder, American judge. Bar: Florida 1950, United States District Court (southern and middle districts) Florida 1950, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1970. Chairman Florida State Advisory Council on Drug Abuse, 1973-1978; member Governor's Commission on Criminal Standards and Goals. Member Florida Conference of District Court Appeals Judges (president 1990, 91—), Florida Judicial Council, Federal Judicial Council.

Background

Ryder, Herboth Strother was born on June 8, 1928 in Tallahassee. Son of Herboth Strother Senior and Lillian Lucille (Sheffield) Ryder.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Journalism, Florida State University, 1950. Juris Doctor, University Florida, 1959.

Career

Assistant attorney general, State of Florida, Tallahassee, 1959;assistant state's attorney 13th Judicial Circuit, State of Florida, Tampa, 1961-1963;field attorney, National Labor Relations Board, Tampa, Florida, 1959-1960;associate, Fowler, White, et al, Tampa, 1960-1961;associate, Albritton, Sessums, Ryder & Grandoff, Tampa, 1963-1971;judge, Hillsborough County Court of Record, Tampa, 1971-1973;judge, 13th Judicial Circuit Court, Tampa, 1973-1977;judge, District Court of Appeal 2d District, Tampa, since 1977;chief judge, United States District Court (2nd district) Florida, Tampa, 1984-1986. Member of faculty Florida Judicial College. Member commission on standard jury instruction, civil Supreme Court of the Florida.

Membership

Chairman Florida State Advisory Council on Drug Abuse, 1973-1978. Member Governor's Commission on Criminal Standards and Goals. Member Florida Conference of District Court Appeals Judges (president 1990, 91—), Florida Judicial Council, Federal Judicial Council.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, music, walking.

Connections

Married Mary Lou Muster, September 17, 1954. Children: Stacy Anne, Lee Anne.