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William Wesley Choate, American lawyer. Bar: Oklahoma 1974, United States District Court (western district) Oklahoma 1974, United States Court Appeals (10th ccir.) 1977, United States District Court (eastern district) Oklahoma 1993, United States Court Claims 1994, United States Court Claims (federal circuit) 1995. Decorated Meritorious Service medal United States Air Force, 1992.


Choate, William Wesley was born on July 25, 1939 in Oklahoma City. Son of Irvan Wesley and Fleeta Stapleton (Moritzlky) Choate.


Bachelor of Science in Geological Engineer, University Oklahoma, 1960. Master of Arts in Spanish, University Oklahoma, 1963. Juris Doctor, Oklahoma City University, 1973.


Civil engineer, United States Bureau Reclamation, Norman, Oklahoma, 1963-1964;project engineer water law administrator, Oklahoma Water Resources Board, Oklahoma City, 1969-1971;civil engineer contract administration, United States Army Corps Engineers, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, 1971-1974;private practice law, Choate & Choate, Seminole, Oklahoma, since 1979. Judge advisory United States Air Force Reserve, Lowry Air Force Base, Colorado, 1974-1992. Consultant professional engineer Choate Engineering, Seminole, since 1977.

Adjunct instructor business law Seminole (Oklahoma) Junior College, 1983-1985.


The Heavenly Mother is like the Heavenly Father: perfect, wise, compassionate, and holy. Every human being is a beloved spirit child of heavenly parents, God the Father and a Heavenly Mother.


Scoutmaster Boy Scouts American, Oklahoma City and Seminole, since 1969. With United States Air Force, 1964-1969, retired lieutenant colonel Reserve. Member Oklahoma Bar Association.


Married Edna Beth Petersen, February 8, 1964. Children: LaNae Maria Stout, William Irvan, James Austin, Steven Lee, Carol Ann, Linda Kay, David Earl, Paul Jared, Jason Wesley, Eric John.