Bennett Champ Clark

Personal

Birthday: 
1/8/1890
Birthplace: 
Bowling Green, MO
Date of Death: 
7/13/1954
Place of Death: 
Gloucester, MA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

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

Education

Name of School: 
University of Missouri
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1913
Name of School - Second: 

George Washington University Law School

Established in 1865, The George Washington University Law School is the oldest law school in Washington, DC. The school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a charter member of the Association of American Law Schools. The law school is located on the GW campus in the downtown neighborhood familiarly known as Foggy Bottom. The law school has a total enrollment of about 2,000 students. Approximately 1,400 students are in the full-time division for the JD degree and 300 are enrolled in the part-time division. 300 students, many from abroad, are enrolled in graduate law degree programs.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1914

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Court Name: 

District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Harry S Truman
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
9/28/1945
Termination Date: 
7/13/1954
Termination Reason: 
Death
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