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Joseph Choate was American lawyer. Member Lindblad Explorer Expedition to Antarctica to observe penguins and seals, 1981-1982. Member public panel War Labor Board; Member American Bar Association, Los Angeles County, International bar associations, Japan-American Society Southern California, American Society International Law, United States Naval Institute, International Platform Association, Delta Theta Phi.

Background

Choate, Joseph was born on January 14, 1900 in Santa Ana, California, United States. Son of Walter Addison and Nellie E. (Jurd) Choate.

Education

Student, Pomona College, 1919-1921;Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Laws, University Southern California, 1925;Master of Laws in International Law, Harvard University, 1935;postgraduate intramural session, University of Oxfordpostgraduate intramural session, International Law Seminar, University of Michigan, 1937;Doctor of Laws, Salem (West Virginia) College, 1937.

Career

Worked at Choate and Choate (Los Angeles, California) specializing in International. Admitted to the bar, 1927, California. 1934, Massachusetts; 1935, United States.

Supreme Court.

Delta Theta Phi. Member, Public Panel, War Labor Board, 1942. Member: State Bar of California.

International Bar Association. American Society of International Law.

Achievements

  • Member Lindblad Explorer Expedition to Antarctica to observe penguins and seals, 1981-1982.

Membership

Member public panel War Labor Board. Member American Bar Association, Los Angeles County, International bar associations, Japan-American Society Southern California, American Society International Law, United States Naval Institute, International Platform Association, Delta Theta Phi. Clubs: Masons (Shriners, K.T.), Lincoln (Los Angeles).

Harvard of California.

Connections

Married Dorothy Drew, 1939. 1 child, Joseph Junior.

father:
Walter Addison Choate

mother:
Nellie E. (Jurd) Choate

spouse:
Dorothy Drew

child:
Joseph Junior Choate