Thurmond Clarke

Personal

Birthday: 
6/29/1902
Birthplace: 
Santa Paula, CA
Date of Death: 
2/28/1971
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Deputy district attorney, Los Angeles County, California, 1927-1929
Deputy city attorney, Los Angeles, California, 1929-1932
Judge, Los Angeles [California] Municipal Court, 1932-1935
Judge, Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, 1935-1955

Education

Name of School: 

University of Southern California Gould School of Law

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Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1927

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of California
Court Name: 

California Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
8/3/1955
Termination Date: 
9/18/1966
Termination Reason: 
Reassignment
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. District Court, Central District of California
Court Name - Second: 

California Central District Court

Commission Date - Second: 
9/18/1966
Retirement from Active Service - Second: 
9/1/1970
Termination Date - Second: 
2/28/1971
Termination Reason - Second: 
Death
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