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Tom Campbell Clark
Birth: Sep. 23, 1899
Dallas
Texas, USA
Death: Jun. 13, 1977
New York
New York, USA

Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Following military service in World War I, he enrolled at the University of Texas and received his law degree in 1922. He practiced law in Dallas and was appointed Civil District Attorney of Dallas in 1927. In 1937, he was appointed as Special Assistant in the Justice Department, and promoted to Assistant Attorney General in 1943. President Harry S. Truman appointed Clark Attorney General of the United States in 1945 and he served in that position until 1949. President Truman nominated Clark to the Supreme Court of the United States in 1949 and he served on the bench for seventeen years, retiring 1967. Following his retirement, Clark served as the first Chairman of the Federal Judicial Center and on various United States Courts of Appeals until his death at age 77.


Wife, Mary Ramsey Clark: married on June 13, 1924.
 (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Henry Clark (1861 - 1931)
  Virginia Maxey Falls Clark (1866 - 1953)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Ramsey Clark (1902 - 2002)
 
 Children:
  Tom Campbell Clark (1925 - 1932)*
 
 Siblings:
  Joseph McDowell Clark (1887 - 1895)*
  Samuel Welch Clark (1889 - 1967)*
  Virginia Clark Jacoby (1891 - 1978)*
  Tom Campbell Clark (1899 - 1977)
  Baby Boy Clark (1901 - 1901)*
  Robert Lanier Clark (1903 - 1963)*
  Mary McDowell Clark Burchfield (1906 - 2000)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Restland Memorial Park
Dallas
Dallas County
Texas, USA
 
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Record added: Jun 11, 1999
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