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Charles Edward Clark

Biography of Charles Edward Clark

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Clark
  • First Name: Charles
  • Middle Name: Edward
  • Date of Birth: December , 9 , 1889
  • Place of Birth (POB): Woodbridge , Connecticut (US-CT, CT, 09, Conn., Ct.)
  • Date of Death: December , 13 , 1963
  • Place of Death (POD): Hamden , Connecticut (US-CT, CT, 09, Conn., Ct.)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Charles Edward Clark Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • Court Type: United States Court of Appeals
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: Franklin D. Roosevelt ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 01/05/1939
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 52 Stat. 584
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 01/05/1939
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 03/06/1939
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 03/07/1939
  • Commission Date: 03/09/1939
  • Date of Service as Chief Judge (begin): 1954
  • Termination of Service as Chief Judge (Date): 1959
  • Date of Termination: 12/13/1963
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Charles Edward Clark in the Law School

  • Name of School: Yale College
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1911

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): Yale Law School
  • Degree: Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1913

Charles Edward Clark Career Path


  • Private practice, New Haven, Connecticut, 1913-1919
  • State representative, Connecticut, 1917-1918
  • Professor of law, Yale Law School, 1919-1929
  • Deputy judge, Hamden [Connecticut] Town Court, 1927-1931
  • Sterling professor of law and dean, Yale Law School, 1929-1939
  • Special assistant attorney general, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1938
  • Visiting lecturer in law, Yale University, 1951-1963


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