Earl Judah Silbert was an American lawyer who served as United States Attorney for the District of Columbia from 1974 to 1979.
He was noted for being the first prosecutor in the Watergate scandal, alongside two other U.S. Attorneys.
Silbert was born in Boston on March 8, 1936. His father was also a lawyer and a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives for the Republican Party; his mother was a housewife and social worker.
He then studied history at Harvard University, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in 1957, before obtaining a law degree three years later from Harvard Law School.
Earl J. Silbert Wife: Who is Leslie Silbert?
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Silbert was married to Patricia Allott for 52 years until his death. Together, they had two daughters: Sarah and Leslie, who was a novelist.
Leslie Silbert, daughter of Watergate prosecutor Earl J. Silbert, is an American writer who has worked as a private investigator.
In 2004, she published her first novel The Intelligencer, a spy story based on an incident in the life of the British 16th-century author Christopher Marlowe.
“Silbert died on September 6, 2022, at a hospital in Keene, New Hampshire. He was 86 and suffered from an aortic dissection prior to his death.”