Raymond C. Clevenger

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Raymond C. Clevenger
Senior Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Assumed office
February 1, 2006
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
In office
April 30, 1990 – February 1, 2006
Appointed by George H. W. Bush
Preceded by Oscar Hirsh Davis
Succeeded by Kimberly Ann Moore
Personal details
Born Raymond Charles Clevenger III
(1937-08-27) August 27, 1937 (age 80)
Topeka, Kansas
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[edit]

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.[1]

Federal judicial service[edit]

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.[1]

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Legal offices
Preceded by
Oscar Hirsh Davis
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
1990–2006
Succeeded by
Kimberly Ann Moore