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David Andrew Pine (September 22, 1891 – June 11, 1970) was a United States federal judge.

Pine was born in Washington, District of Columbia. He received a LL.B. from Georgetown University Law School in 1913. He was a Confidential clerk to U.S. Attorney General James McReynolds from 1914 to 1916. He was a law clerk and assistant attorney of U.S. Department of Justice from 1916 to 1917. He was in the United States Army from 1917 to 1919. Assistant attorney of U.S. Department of Justice 1919. He was a Special assistant to U.S. attorney general in western states from 1919 to 1921. He was in private practice of law in Washington, DC from 1921 to 1934. He was a Chief assistant U.S. attorney of District of Columbia from 1934 to 1937. He was a U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia from 1938 to 1940.

Judge, U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Pine was nominated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on March 15, 1940, to a seat vacated by Joseph W. Cox. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on March 20, 1940, and received commission on March 29, 1940. Served as chief judge, 1959-1961. Assumed senior status on April 2, 1965. Pine's service was terminated on June 11, 1970, due to death.


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