Ann K. Covington

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Ann K. Covington
Chief Justice of Missouri
In office
July 1, 1993 – June 30, 1995
Preceded byEdward D. Robertson Jr.
Succeeded byJohn C. Holstein
Judge of the Supreme Court of Missouri
In office
December 27, 1988 – 2001
Appointed byJohn Ashcroft
Preceded byRobert T. Donnelly
Succeeded byLaura Denvir Stith
Personal details
Born (1942-03-05) March 5, 1942 (age 80)
Fairmont, West Virginia[1]
Spouse(s)Charles J. McClain
Residence(s)Columbia, Missouri
Alma materDuke University (BA)
University of Missouri (JD)

Ann K. Covington (born March 5, 1942)[2] is a former chief justice of the Supreme Court of Missouri. She was the first woman to hold that position. Covington served on the Supreme Court from 1989 to 2001; in 2001 she joined the large St. Louis, Missouri law firm Bryan Cave. Covington is 1963 graduate of Duke University where she received a Bachelor of Arts in English literature. She received her Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri in 1977.[2] She is a native of Fairmont, West Virginia. She lives in Columbia, Missouri.[3]

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  1. ^ Official Manual of Missouri, 1993-1994
  2. ^ a b "Judge Ann Covington". Retrieved 2021-10-24.
  3. ^ Ann Covington Boone County Hall of Fame

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