History of the Federal Judiciary

  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Clark, Bennett Champ
Born January 8, 1890, in Bowling Green, MO
Died July 13, 1954, in Gloucester, MA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Nominated by Harry S Truman on September 12, 1945, to a seat vacated by Thurman W. Arnold. Confirmed by the Senate on September 24, 1945, and received commission on September 28, 1945. Service terminated on July 13, 1954, due to death.

University of Missouri, B.A., 1913
George Washington University Law School, LL.B., 1914

Professional Career:
Parliamentarian, U.S. House of Representatives, 1913-1917
U.S. Army lieutenant colonel, 1917-1919
Private practice, St. Louis, Missouri, 1919-1932
U.S. senator from Missouri, 1933-1945
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