David Henry Stahl
|David Henry Stahl|
|Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit|
October 11, 1968 – February 21, 1970
|Nominated by||Lyndon Johnson|
|Preceded by||Seat Created|
|Succeeded by||Max Rosenn|
|Attorney General of Pennsylvania|
August 29, 1961 – January 15, 1963
|Preceded by||Anne Alpern|
|Succeeded by||Walter Alessandroni|
May 29, 1920|
Ukraine, Soviet Union
|Died||February 21, 1970(aged 49)|
|Alma mater||University of Pittsburgh|
David Henry Stahl (May 29, 1920 – February 21, 1970) was an American attorney and federal judge.
Stahl was born in Ukraine in the Soviet Union. He received an A.B. from the University of Pittsburgh in 1942 and an LL.B. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 1949. He was in the United States Army beginning in 1942, and was appointed Attorney General of Pennsylvania by Governor David Lawrence in 1961. In 1963 he became first executive director of the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. He was a City solicitor in Pittsburgh from 1965 to 1968.
Stahl was a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He was nominated by President Lyndon B. Johnson on August 2, 1968 to a new seat created by 82 Stat. 184. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on October 10, 1968 and received his commission on October 11, 1968. Stahl served in that capacity until his death in 1970.
He was the father of author and screenwriter Jerry Stahl.
- David Henry Stahl at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
Anne X. Alpern
|Attorney General of Pennsylvania
Walter E. Alessandroni
|Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit