David A. Katz

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David A. Katz
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Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
In office
January 1, 2005 – July 26, 2016
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
In office
October 11, 1994 – January 1, 2005
Appointed by Bill Clinton
Preceded by Alvin Krenzler
Succeeded by Jack Zouhary
Personal details
Born David A. Katz
(1933-11-01)November 1, 1933
Toledo, Ohio
Died July 26, 2016(2016-07-26) (aged 82)
Sylvania, Ohio
Education Ohio State University B.S.
Ohio State University College of Law J.D.

David A. Katz (November 1, 1933 – July 26, 2016) was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.

Education and career[edit]

Born in Toledo, Ohio in 1933,[1] Katz received a Bachelor of Science degree from Ohio State University in 1955, and a Juris Doctor from Ohio State University College of Law in 1957. He was in private practice in Toledo from 1957 to 1994, focusing on corporate law.

Federal judicial service[edit]

On August 12, 1994, Katz was nominated by President Bill Clinton to a seat on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio vacated by Alvin Krenzler. Katz was confirmed by the United States Senate on October 7, 1994, and received his commission on October 11, 1994. He assumed senior status on January 1, 2005. Katz died on July 26, 2016.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Who's Who in American Law. Marquis Who's Who, LLC. 1977-11-01. ISBN 9780837935010. 
  2. ^ Reiter, Mark (July 26, 2016). "Federal Judge David Katz dies at 82". www.toledoblade.com. The Blade. Retrieved 2016-07-26. 

Sources[edit]

Legal offices
Preceded by
Alvin Krenzler
Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
1994–2005
Succeeded by
Jack Zouhary