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Bennett Champ Clark

Biography of Bennett Champ Clark

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Clark
  • First Name: Bennett
  • Middle Name: Champ
  • Date of Birth: January , 8 , 1890
  • Place of Birth (POB): Bowling Green , Missouri (US-MO, MO, 29, Mo.)
  • Date of Death: July , 13 , 1954
  • Place of Death (POD): Gloucester , Massachusetts (US-MA, MA, 25, Mass.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Bennett Champ Clark Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • Court Type: United States Court of Appeals
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Harry S Truman ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 09/12/1945
  • Seat vacated by: Arnold , Thurman W.
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 09/12/1945
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 09/19/1945
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 09/24/1945
  • Commission Date: 09/28/1945
  • Date of Termination: 07/13/1954
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Bennett Champ Clark in the Law School

  • Name of School: University of Missouri
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1913

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): George Washington University Law School
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1914

Bennett Champ Clark Career Path


  • 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


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