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Edelstein, David Norton

Born February 16, 1910, in New York, NY
Died August 19, 2000, in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
Received a recess appointment from Harry S Truman on November 1, 1951, to a seat vacated by Alfred C. Coxe, Jr.; nominated to the same position by Harry S Truman on January 30, 1952 Confirmed by the Senate on April 7, 1952, and received commission on April 8, 1952. Served as chief judge, 1971-1980. Assumed senior status on November 1, 1994. Service terminated on August 19, 2000, due to death.

Fordham University, B.S.
Fordham University, M.A.
Fordham University School of Law, LL.B.

Professional Career:

Private practice, New York City
Attorney, Claims Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1944
Assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 1945-1947
Special assistant to the Attorney General of the United States, Lands Division, 1947-1948
Assistant attorney general, Customs Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1948-1951
Member, Judicial Conference of the United States, 1971-1974