Leventhal, Harold, 1915-1979

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1915-01-05
Death 1979-11-20

Biographical notes:

Lawyer and judge, of Washington, D.C.

From the description of Papers, 1932-1980 (bulk 1964-1979). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 34576609

Lawyer and jurist.

From the description of Harold Leventhal papers, 1932-1980 (bulk 1964-1979). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71069205

Biographical Note

  • 1915, Jan. 5: Born, New York, N.Y.
  • 1934: A.B., Columbia University, New York, N.Y.
  • 1936: LL.B, Columbia University, New York, N.Y. Admitted to New York state bar
  • 1936 - 1937 : Law clerk, Justice Harlan Fiske Stone, United States Supreme Court
  • 1938: Law clerk, Justice Stanley Forman Reed, United States Supreme Court
  • 1938 - 1939 : Staff member, Office of Solicitor General
  • 1939 - 1940 : Chief of litigation, bituminous coal division, Department of the Interior
  • 1940 - 1943 : Assistant general counsel, Office of Price Administration
  • 1945 - 1946 : Staff member, Justice Robert H. Jackson, Nuremberg War Crime Trials
  • 1946: Admitted to the District of Columbia Bar
  • 1946 - 1965 : Member, Ginsburg & Leventhal and successor law firms, Washington, D.C.
  • 1948: Married Kathryn Kumler Executive officer, task force on independent regulatory commissions for the Hoover Commission
  • 1951 - 1952 : Chief counsel, Office of Price Stabilization
  • 1952 - 1965 : General counsel, Democratic National Committee
  • 1957 - 1962 : Visiting lecturer, Yale Law School, Yale University, New Haven, Conn.
  • 1965 - 1979 : Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • 1979, Nov. 20: Died, Washington, D.C.

From the guide to the Harold Leventhal Papers, 1932-1980, (bulk 1964-1979), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Subjects:

  • Criminal law
  • Administrative law
  • War crime trials
  • Criminal law--United States
  • Nuremberg War Crime Trials, Nuremberg, Germany, 1946-1949
  • Crèches (Nativity scenes)
  • Telephone--Rates--United States
  • Christmas
  • Local transit--Fares
  • Telephone--Rates
  • Pageants
  • Practice of law
  • Practice of law--Washington (D.C.)
  • Pageants--Washington (D.C.)
  • Local transit--Fares--Washington (D.C.)
  • War crime trials--Germany
  • Watergate Trial, Washington, D.C., 1973
  • Constitutional law--United States
  • Administrative law--United States
  • Constitutional law

Occupations:

  • Judges--Washington (D.C.)
  • Lawyers--Washington (D.C.)
  • Jurists
  • Lawyers

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Washington (D.C.) (as recorded)
  • Germany (as recorded)
  • Washington (D.C.) (as recorded)