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Tom C. Clark

United States federal judge

Thomas Campbell Clark (September 23, 1899 – June 13, 1977) was an American lawyer. He was the 59th United States Attorney General from 1945 to 1949. He was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1949 to 1967.[2]

Tom C. Clark
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Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
In office
August 19, 1949 – June 12, 1967[1]
Nominated byHarry S. Truman
Preceded byFrank Murphy
Succeeded byThurgood Marshall
59th United States Attorney General
In office
June 27, 1945 – July 26, 1949
PresidentHarry S. Truman
Preceded byFrancis Biddle
Succeeded byHoward McGrath
United States Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division
In office
1943–1945
PresidentFranklin D. Roosevelt
Harry S. Truman
Preceded byWendell Berge
Succeeded byTheron Caudle
Personal details
Born
Thomas Campbell Clark

(1899-09-23)September 23, 1899
Dallas, Texas, U.S.
DiedJune 13, 1977(1977-06-13) (aged 77)
New York City, New York New York, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)
Mary Ramsey (m. 1924)
Children3, including Ramsey
EducationUniversity of Texas, Austin (BA, LLB)
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/serviceUnited States National Guard
UnitTexas National Guard

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Federal Judicial Center: Tom C. Clark". December 12, 2009. Archived from the original on May 14, 2009. Retrieved December 12, 2009.
  2. Clare Cushman, The Supreme Court Justices: Illustrated Biographies, 1789-1995 (second edition; Washington D.C. Congressional Quarterly Press 1995) p. 426 et seq.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Tom C. Clark at Wikimedia Commons

Legal offices
Preceded by
Francis Biddle
United States Attorney General
1945–1949
Succeeded by
Howard McGrath
Preceded by
Frank Murphy
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
1949–1967
Succeeded by
Thurgood Marshall