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Leventhal, Harold
Born January 5, 1915, in New York, NY
Died November 20, 1979

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Nominated by Lyndon B. Johnson on March 1, 1965, to a seat vacated by Wilbur K. Miller. Confirmed by the Senate on April 7, 1965, and received commission on April 7, 1965. Service terminated on November 20, 1979, due to death.

Education:
Columbia University, A.B., 1934
Columbia Law School, LL.B., 1936

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Harlan Fiske Stone, Supreme Court of the United States, 1937-1938
Law clerk, Hon. Stanley Reed, Supreme Court of the United States, 1938
Attorney, Office of the Solicitor General, U.S. Department of Justice, 1937-1938, 1938-1939
Chief of litigation, Bituminous Coal Division, U.S. Department of the Interior, 1939-1940
U.S. Office of Price Administration, 1940-1943, 1946, 1951-1952; assistant general counsel, 1940-1943, 1946; chief counsel, 1951-1952
U.S. Coast Guard Reserve lieutenant commander, 1943-1946
Staff, Hon. Robert Jackson, chief U.S. prosecutor, Nuremberg Trials, 1945-1946
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1946-1951, 1952-1965
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