Charles Edward Clark

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This page is about a former federal judge for the Second Circuit. If you are looking for information on the former federal judge of the Fifth Circuit, please see Charles Clark.


Charles Edward Clark
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Current Court Information:
United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Title:   Former Judge
Position:   Seat #6
Station:   New York, NY
Service:
Appointed by:   Franklin Roosevelt
Active:   3/9/1939 - 12/13/1963
Chief:   1954-1959
Preceded by:   New Seat
Succeeded by:   Robert Palmer Anderson
Personal History
Born:   December 9, 1889
Hometown:   Woodbridge, C
Deceased:   12/13/1963
Undergraduate:   Yale, B.A., 1911
Law School:   Yale law, LL.B., 1913
Charles Edward Clark (1889-1963) was a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He joined the court in 1939 after an appointment from Franklin Delano Roosevelt. At the time of appointment, Clark was a Professor of Law and Dean at Yale Law. From 1954 to 1959, he was the chief judge. He served on this court until his death on December 13, 1963.[1]

Early life and education

  • Yale College, B.A., 1911
  • Yale Law School, LL.B., 1913[1]

Professional career

  • Private practice, New Haven, Connecticut, 1913-1919
  • Member, Connecticut General Assembly, 1917-1918
  • Professor of law, Yale Law School, 1919-1929
  • Deputy judge, Hamden Town Court, Hamden Connecticut, 1927-1931
  • Sterling professor of law and dean, Yale Law School, 1929-1939
  • Special assistant U.S. attorney general, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1938
  • Visiting lecturer in law, Yale University, 1951-1963[1]

Judicial career

Second Circuit

He was nominated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on January 5, 1939 to a seat created by 52 Stat. 584. He was confirmed by the Senate on March 7th, and received commission on March 9th. From 1954 to 1959, he was the chief judge. He served on this court until his death on December 13, 1963.[1] He was succeeded to the post by Robert Palmer Anderson.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
NA - new seat
Second Circuit
1939–1963
Seat #6
Succeeded by:
Robert Palmer Anderson