Thomas Alonzo Clark

Personal

Birthday: 
12/20/1920
Birthplace: 
Atlanta, GA
Date of Death: 
9/4/2005
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Naval Reserve, 1942-1946
Private practice, Bainbridge, Georgia, 1949-1955
Private practice, Americus, Georgia, 1955-1957
Instructor, Georgia Southwestern College, 1956-1957
Private practice, Tampa, Florida, 1957-1979

Education

Name of School: 
Washington and Lee University
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1942
Name of School - Second: 

University of Georgia School of Law

Impressive Faculty - Includes authors of some of our country's leading legal scholarship, recipients of UGA's highest award for teaching excellence, Fulbright scholars, former law clerks to the U.S. Supreme Court and other federal courts, and former editors in chief of law reviews as well as former trial and corporate attorneys. Talented Student Body - Among the most selective public law schools in the nation, with LSATs of entering students near the top 10 percent of test takers nationwide and outstanding undergraduate GPAs.

Degree - Second: 
LL.B.
Degree Year - Second: 
1949

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Court Name: 

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
11/2/1979
Termination Date: 
10/1/1981
Termination Reason: 
Reassignment
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Court Name - Second: 

Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Commission Date - Second: 
10/1/1981
Retirement from Active Service - Second: 
8/31/1991
Termination Date - Second: 
9/4/2005
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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