History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Clarke, Joseph Calvitt Jr.
Born August 9, 1920, in Harrisburg, PA
Died May 6, 2004, in Virginia Beach, VA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
Nominated by Gerald Ford on December 11, 1974, to a seat vacated by Walter E. Hoffman. Confirmed by the Senate on December 19, 1974, and received commission on December 20, 1974. Assumed senior status on July 31, 1991. Service terminated on May 6, 2004, due to death.

Education:
University of Virginia, B.S., 1945
University of Virginia School of Law, LL.B., 1945

Professional Career:
Private practice, Richmond, Virginia, 1945-1975

 

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