Harold Leventhal

Personal

Birthday: 
1/5/1915
Birthplace: 
New York, NY
Date of Death: 
11/20/1979
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

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

Education

Name of School: 
Columbia University
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1934
Name of School - Second: 

Columbia Law School

Public service is a critical component of a legal education and the professional development of our students," said David M. Schizer, Dean and the Lucy G. Moses Professor of Law. "This new guarantee supports a core principle of our school, as we aspire to train lawyers who view pro bono work as central to their commitment to our system of justice.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1936

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Court Name: 

District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Lyndon B. Johnson
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
4/7/1965
Termination Date: 
11/20/1979
Termination Reason: 
Death
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