Jose Victor Toledo

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Jose Victor Toledo (August 14, 1931 – February 3, 1980) was a United States federal judge.

Born in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, Toldeo received a B.A. from the University of Florida in 1952 and an LL.B. from the University of Puerto Rico Law School in 1955. He was a District judge of the Puerto Rico District Court in 1956. He was a First Lieutenant in the United States Army from 1956 to 1960 as a member of the Judge Advocate General's Corps, United States Army stationed at Fort Brooke in San Juan. He was an assistant U.S. Attorney of the District of Puerto Rico from 1960 to 1961, entering private practice in San Juan, Puerto Rico from 1961 to 1970.

On November 16, 1970, Toledo was nominated by President Richard M. Nixon to a new seat on the United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico created by 84 Stat. 294. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on November 25, 1970, and received his commission on December 1, 1970. He served as chief judge from 1974 until his death on February 3, 1980. In 1999, the Jose V. Toledo Federal Building and United States Courthouse at San Juan was named in his honor.

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Legal offices
Preceded by
new seat
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico
1970–1980
Succeeded by
Raymond L. Acosta
Preceded by
Hiram Rafael Cancio
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico
1974–1980
Succeeded by
Hernan Gregorio Pesquera