|Date of birth||6 September 1921|
|Place of birth||Basra, Iraq|
|Year of aliyah||1941|
|Knessets||4, 5, 6|
|Faction represented in Knesset|
A member of Mapai, he was elected to Bnei Brak city council, and in 1959 was elected to the Knesset on the Mapai list. He was re-elected in 1961 and 1965, by which time Mapai had formed the Alignment alliance. He lost his seat in the 1969 elections. In 1974 he became a member of the Histadrut's Co-ordinating Committee.
- David Petel: Public Activities Knesset website
- David Petel on the Knesset website