Edwin Monroe Stanley

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Edwin Monroe Stanley (March 9, 1909 – December 23, 1971) was a United States federal judge.

Stanley was born in Forsyth County, North Carolina. He received an LL.B. from Wake Forest University School of Law in 1931. He was in private practice of law in Greensboro, North Carolina from 1931 to 1954. He was a judge of the Greensboro Juvenile Court from 1951 to 1954. He was the U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of North Carolina from 1954 to 1957.

Stanley was a federal judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina. Stanley received a recess appointment from President Dwight D. Eisenhower on October 23, 1957, to a seat vacated by Johnson J. Hayes. Nominated on January 13, 1958, Stanley was confirmed by the United States Senate on February 25, 1958, and received his commission on February 27, 1958. He served as chief judge from 1961 until his death on December 23, 1971.