Ron Clark (judge)

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Ron Clark (born January 5, 1953) is a United States federal judge.

Biography[edit]

Born in Caripito, Venezuela, Clark received a B.A. from the University of Connecticut in 1973 and an M.A. from the University of Connecticut in 1974.

He was in the United States Army from 1974 to 1976. In 1979, he received a J.D. from the University of Texas Law School in Austin. He was in the United States Army Reserve from 1980 to 1990.

Clark was an assistant city attorney in the City Attorney's Office of Abilene from 1979 to 1982- his business card read "Reasonable Defense, at a Reasonable Price", and was in private practice in Texas from 1982 to 2002. From 1997 to 2002, while in Sherman in Grayson County, Clark served as a Republican member from District 62 in the Texas House of Representatives.

On January 23, 2002, Clark was nominated by President George W. Bush to a seat on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas vacated by Howell Cobb. Clark was confirmed by the United States Senate on October 2, 2002, and received his commission on October 10, 2002.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Clark, Ron". Federal Judicial Center. Retrieved August 10, 2012. 

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Texas House of Representatives
Preceded by
Roger D. Sanders
Texas State Representative from District 62 (Fannin and Grayson counties)

Ronald H. Clark
1997–2002

Succeeded by
Lawrence A. "Larry" Phillips
Preceded by
Howell Cobb
Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas in Beaumont, Texas

Ronald H. Clark
2002–

Succeeded by
Incumbent