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Clark, Russell Gentry

Born July 27, 1925, in Oregon County, MO
Died April 17, 2003, in Springfield, MO

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on June 13, 1977, to a seat vacated by William H. Becker. Confirmed by the Senate on July 1, 1977, and received commission on July 5, 1977. Served as chief judge, 1980-1985. Assumed senior status on August 1, 1991. Service terminated on July 31, 2000, due to retirement.

University of Missouri School of Law, LL.B., 1952

Professional Career:

U.S. Army lieutenant, 1944-1946
Private practice, Springfield, Missouri, 1952-1977