Donald West VanArtsdalen
Donald West VanArtsdalen (sometimes listed as Van Artsdalen) (born October 21, 1919) is a United States federal judge.
Born in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, VanArtsdalen received an LL.B. form the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1948. He was in the Canadian Army from 1940 to 1942, and a United States Army Sergeant from 1942 to 1945. He was in private practice in Doylestown from 1948 to 1970, including a period as district attorney for Bucks County, Pennsylvania from 1954 to 1958.
On September 10, 1970, President Richard Nixon appointed VanArtsdalen to a new seat on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania created by 84 Stat. 294. VanArtsdalen was confirmed by the United States Senate on October 8, 1970, and received his commission on October 15, 1970. He assumed senior status on October 21, 1985.
- Donald West VanArtsdalen at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
|Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
| Succeeded by|
Robert F. Kelly