Judicial Portraits
U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

Pine, David Andrew Pine, David Andrew

Dates Served
1940 - 1970

Biographical Sketch
Born 9/22/1891 in Washington, DC
Died 6/11/1970

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on March 15, 1940; Confirmed by the Senate on March 20, 1940, and received commission on March 29, 1940. Served as chief judge, 1959 - 1961. Assumed senior status on 4/2/1965. Service terminated on 6/11/1970, due to death.

Education:
Georgetown University Law School, LL.B., 1913

Professional Career:
Confidential clerk to U.S. Attorney General James McReynolds, 1914-1916
Law clerk and assistant attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, 1916-1917
U.S. Army, 1917-1919
Assistant attorney, U.S. Department of Justice 1919
Special assistant to U.S. attorney general in western states, 1919-1921
Private practice, Washington, DC, 1921-1934
Chief assistant U.S. attorney, District of Columbia, 1934-1937
U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, 1938-1940

Artist
This portrait was prepared by Chase Studios, a firm that specialized in portrait photography of a commercial nature beginning in 1933. Each judge whose portrait was painted by Chase Studios was first photographed; then, a portrait of the judge was painted in oils either in free style or on the actual photograph. The Studio has not identified the particular artist who prepared this portrait.