Tom Clark, Associate Justice (1949-1967)

General Information

  • Birth DateSeptember 23, 1899
  • Birth LocationDallas, TX
  • Death DateJune 13, 1977
  • Death LocationNew York, NY
  • Age of Departure from the Court67
  • Reason for Departure from the CourtRetired
  • Bar AdmissionTexas, 1922

Data Series

Offices

  • Associate Justice
  • Confirmation DateAugust 18, 1949
  • Nominating PresidentHarry S. Truman
  • Nomination DateAugust 02, 1949
  • ReplacedFrancis Murphy
  • ReplacementThurgood Marshall
  • Other Offices
  • State OfficeCivil district attorney, Dallas, Texas, 1927–32
  • Federal OfficeSpecial assistant, Justice Department, 1937–43; assistant attorney general, 1943–45; attorney general, 1945–49