Leventhal, Harold, 1915-1979

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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)

Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith American Telephone and Telegraph Company. corporateBody
correspondedWith Bastian, Walter M. (Walter Maximillian), 1891-1975 person
correspondedWith Bazelon, David L. (David Lionel), 1909- person
correspondedWith Burger, Warren E., 1907-1995 person
correspondedWith Danaher, John Anthony, 1899- person
associatedWith Democratic National Committee (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Democratic National Convention (1964 : Atlantic City, N.J.)) corporateBody
correspondedWith Douglas, Kirk, 1916- person
correspondedWith Fahy, Charles, 1892-1979 person
associatedWith Ginsburg and Leventhal. corporateBody
correspondedWith Ginsburg, David, 1912-2010 person
associatedWith Jesus Christ person
correspondedWith Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 person
correspondedWith Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1817-1963 person
correspondedWith Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 person
correspondedWith Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 person
correspondedWith Lusky, Louis person
correspondedWith McGowan, Carl, 1911-1987 person
associatedWith Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party. corporateBody
correspondedWith Nation (New York, N.Y. : 1865). corporateBody
correspondedWith Pilpel, Harriet F. person
correspondedWith Reed, Forman person
associatedWith Reed, Stanley Forman, 1884-1980. person
correspondedWith Sirica, John J. person
correspondedWith Sobeloff, Simon Ernest, 1894-1973. person
correspondedWith Stone, Harlan Fiske, 1872-1946 person
correspondedWith Tamm, Edward A. (Edward Allen), 1906- person
associatedWith United States. Court of Appeals (2nd Circuit) corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Court of Appeals (District of Columbia Circuit) corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Office of Price Administration. corporateBody
correspondedWith Wright, J. Skelly person
associatedWith Yale University. corporateBody
correspondedWith Yam, Edward A. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
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
Local transit--Fares
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
Judges--Washington (D.C.)
Lawyers--Washington (D.C.)


Birth 1915-01-05

Death 1979-11-20


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