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David A. Faber

David A. Faber
Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia
Assumed office
November 21, 1991
Nominated by George H. W. Bush
Personal details
Born 1942

David A. Faber (born 1942) is a United States federal judge.

Born in Charleston, West Virginia, Faber received an A.B. from West Virginia University in 1964 and a J.D. from Yale Law School in 1967. He was in private practice in Charleston, West Virginia from 1967 to 1968. He was in the United States Air Force, JAG Corps from 1968 to 1972, and was then in the U.S. Naval Reserve from 1973 to 1977. He returned to private practice in Charleston from 1972 to 1981, and was in the West Virginia Air National Guard from 1978 to 1992. He was a U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of West Virginia from 1981 to 1986, again returning to private practice in Charleston from 1987 to 1991, also serving as a special part time assistant U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of West Virginia from 1988 to 1990.

On August 1, 1991, Faber was nominated by President George H. W. Bush to a new seat on the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia created by 104 Stat. 5089. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on November 21, 1991, and received his commission on November 25, 1991. He served as chief judge from 2002 to 2007, assuming senior status on December 31, 2008.


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