Thomas James Clary

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Thomas James Clary (August 31, 1899 – August 1, 1977) was a United States federal judge.

Born in Seneca Falls, New York, Clary received an A.B. from Cornell University in 1920 and an LL.B. from Georgetown University Law School in 1924. He was in private practice in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from 1924 to 1949.

On October 21, 1949, Clary received a recess appointment from Harry S. Truman to a new seat on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania created by 63 Stat. 493. Formally nominated on January 5, 1950, he was confirmed by the United States Senate on March 8, 1950, and received his commission on March 9, 1950. He assumed senior status on March 1, 1969, serving in that capacity until his death, in 1977.