Raymond C. Clevenger
|Raymond C. Clevenger|
|Senior Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit|
February 1, 2006
|Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit|
April 30, 1990 – February 1, 2006
|Appointed by||George H. W. Bush|
|Preceded by||Oscar Hirsh Davis|
|Succeeded by||Kimberly Ann Moore|
|Born||Raymond Charles Clevenger III
August 27, 1937
|Education||Yale University (B.A.)
Yale Law School (LL.B.)
Raymond Charles Clevenger III (born August 27, 1937) is a Senior United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Education and career
Clevenger was born in Topeka, Kansas. He was educated in the public schools in Topeka and at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts. Clevenger received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University in 1959, graduating magna cum laude. After a stint at Morgan Guaranty Trust Company he earned a Bachelor of Laws at Yale Law School in 1966, graduating magna cum laude and Order of the Coif. He was a law clerk to Justice Byron White at the Supreme Court during the October term, 1966 and practiced law at Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering, in Washington, D.C. and London from 1967 to 1990.
Federal judicial service
Clevenger was nominated by President George H. W. Bush to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, to the seat vacated by Judge Oscar Hirsh Davis, on January 24, 1990. He was confirmed on April 27, 1990, received his commission on April 30, 1990 and assumed duties on May 3, 1990. He assumed senior status on February 1, 2006.
- United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit: A History: 1990–2002 / compiled by members of the Advisory Council to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in celebration of the court's twentieth anniversary. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. 2004.
- Raymond Charles Clevenger III at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
Oscar Hirsh Davis
|Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Kimberly Ann Moore
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