Frank Le Blond Kloeb
|Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio|
September 30, 1964 – March 11, 1976
|Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio|
|Preceded by||Paul Jones|
|Succeeded by||Charles Joseph McNamee|
|Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio|
August 20, 1937 – September 30, 1964
|Appointed by||Franklin D. Roosevelt|
|Preceded by||George Philip Hahn|
|Succeeded by||Don John Young|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Ohio's 4th district
March 4, 1933 – August 19, 1937
|Preceded by||John L. Cable|
|Succeeded by||Walter H. Albaugh|
Frank Le Blond Kloeb
June 16, 1890
|Died||March 11, 1976 (aged 85)|
|Resting place||Calvary Cemetery|
|Relatives||Francis Celeste Le Blond|
|Education||Ohio State University|
University of Wisconsin–Madison
Ohio State University Moritz College of Law
Frank Le Blond Kloeb (June 16, 1890 – March 11, 1976), also known as Frank L. Kloeb, was a Democratic United States Representative from Ohio and a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.
Education and career
Kloeb (grandson of Francis Celeste Le Blond) was born in Celina, Ohio. He attended the parochial and public schools, Ohio State University at Columbus and the University of Wisconsin–Madison. During the First World War, Kloeb enlisted as a seaman in the United States Navy, advanced to quartermaster, third class, and then to ensign, and served from September 1917 to March 1919. He graduated from the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law in 1917, was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Celina in April 1919. He served as prosecuting attorney of Mercer County, Ohio, from 1921 to 1925.
Kloeb was elected as a Democrat to the 73rd United States Congress and reelected to the two succeeding Congresses. He served from March 4, 1933, until August 19, 1937, when he resigned to accept a federal judicial appointment.
Federal judicial service
Kloeb was nominated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on June 18, 1937, to a seat on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio vacated by Judge George Philip Hahn. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on June 22, 1937, and received his commission on August 20, 1937. He served as Chief Judge from 1959 to 1960. He assumed senior status on September 30, 1964. His service terminated on March 11, 1976, due to his death in Toledo, Ohio. He was interred in Calvary Cemetery.
Kloeb and his wife, formerly Florence Root, had one daughter.
- United States Congress. "Frank Le Blond Kloeb (id: K000271)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved on 2008-01-24.
- Frank Le Blond Kloeb at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
- Frank Le Blond Kloeb at The Political Graveyard
- "Frank Le Blond Kloeb". Find a Grave. Retrieved 2009-02-21.
|U.S. House of Representatives|
John L. Cable
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 4th congressional district
Walter H. Albaugh
George Philip Hahn
| Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
Don John Young
| Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
Charles Joseph McNamee