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Reagan Announces Nominations For Judgeships, US Attorney

November 23, 1987

WASHINGTON (AP) _ President Reagan announced Monday his choices for federal judgeships in New York and Texas and the selection of a new U.S. attorney in Georgia.

The White House announcement said the president will nominate Kenneth M. Hoyt of Houston, a judge of the First Court of Appeals for the State of Texas since 1984, to succeed Carol O. Bue Jr. as a U.S. district judge.

The White House said the president was also annoucing plans to nominate Robert Roberto Jr. of Manhasset, N.Y., a judge of the New York State Supreme Court since 1984, to succeed Henry Bramwell as a U.S. district judge.

The president will nominate Edgar W. Ennis Jr. of Macon, Ga., , assistant U.S. attorney for the Middle District of Georgia since 1975, to succeed Joe D. Whitley as U.S. attorney.

In a separate statement, the White House announced that Reagan intends to nominate James Elson Wilson of Montgomery, Ala. to be the U.S. attorney for the Middle District of Alabama for a term of four years.

Wilson, who has served as the interim-appointed U.S. attorney for the district since June, would succeed John C. Bell.

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