History of the Federal Judiciary

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Clark, Charles
Born September 12, 1925, in Memphis, TN
Died March 6, 2011

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on October 7, 1969, to a seat vacated by Claude Feemster Clayton. Confirmed by the Senate on October 15, 1969, and received commission on October 17, 1969. Served as chief judge, 1981-1992. Service terminated on January 15, 1992, due to retirement.

University of Mississippi School of Law, LL.B., 1948

Professional Career:
U.S. Naval Reserve ensign, 1943-1946
Private practice, Jackson, Mississippi, 1946-1951, 1953-1969
U.S. Naval Reserve lieutenant, 1951-1952
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