Ann K. Covington

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Ann K. Covington
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Missouri
In office
July 1, 1993 – June 30, 1995
Preceded by Edward D. Robertson, Jr.
Succeeded by John C. Holstein
Judge of the Supreme Court of Missouri
In office
December 27, 1988 – 2001
Appointed by John Ashcroft
Preceded by Robert T. Donnelly
Succeeded by Laura Denvir Stith
Personal details
Born (1942-03-05) March 5, 1942 (age 75)
Fairmont, West Virginia[1]
Spouse(s) Charles J. McClain
Alma mater Duke University
University of Missouri School of Law

Ann K. Covington is a former chief justice of the Supreme Court of Missouri. A native of Fairmont, West Virginia, 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. She received her J.D. from the University of Missouri in 1977.

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  1. ^ Official Manual of Missouri, 1993-1994