05/23/1928 - 10/23/2018

SAVITT, David N., a Representative from Philadelphia County; born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., May 23, 1928; B.A., Rutgers University, 1950; LL.B., University of Pennsylvania, 1953; served, United States Army (1953-1955); attorney; partner, Walsh & Savitt; president, Home and School Association, Mifflin School; leader, 38th Ward Democratic Committee; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1968, 1970 and 1972; appointed, Speaker's Committee on Tax Reform (1970); resigned from the House, January 7, 1974; elected, judge, Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia County (1974-2008: senior judge, 1998-2008); court administrator, Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia County (1976-1983); lecturer, Temple University School of Law (1978-1994); instructor, Temple University Judicial and Bureaucratic Administration of Justice Political Science (1980); lecturer, Robert A. Taft Institute of Government Judge and Politics (1980); lecturer, The Institute for Paralegal Training (1982-1985); died, October 23, 2018 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Roosevelt Memorial Park, Trevose, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. 


Savitt, David N.  Pennsylvania Grand Jury Practice.  Cleveland:  Banks-Baldwin Law Publishing Company, 1983


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