David Norton Edelstein

Personal

Birthday: 
2/16/1910
Birthplace: 
New York, NY
Date of Death: 
8/19/2000
Place of Death: 
New York, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

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

Education

Name of School: 
Fordham University
Degree: 
B.S.
Name of School - Second: 

Fordham University School of Law

The mission of the Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service draws upon the Jesuit tradition of fostering social justice through education, research, and service. By building on its location in the economically, racially and culturally diverse environment of the greater New York City metropolitan region, the School seeks to provide outstanding social work education, guided by humanistic values and a global perspective, focusing on service to and research with individuals, families and groups, organizations, and communities. The School advocates for improving the quality of life for society's most vulnerable populations through teaching, practice, influencing policy, and the development and dissemination of knowledge.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Name of School - Third: 
Fordham University
Degree - Third: 
M.A.

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Court Name: 

New York Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Harry S Truman
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
4/8/1952
Retirement from Active Service: 
11/1/1994
Termination Date: 
8/19/2000
Termination Reason: 
Death
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