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Raymond Clevenger

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Raymond Clevenger
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Current Court Information:
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Title:   Senior Judge
Appointed by:   George H.W. Bush
Active:   4/30/1990 - 2/1/2006
Senior:   2/1/2006 - Present
Preceded by:   Oscar Davis
Succeeded by:   Kimberly Moore
Past post:   Private practice, Washington, D.C.
Past term:   1967 - 1990
Personal History
Born:   1937
Undergraduate:   Yale U., 1959
Law School:   Yale Law, 1966

Raymond Charles Clevenger III is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He joined the court in 1990 after being nominated by President George H.W. Bush. He took senior status on February 1, 2006.[1]


Clevenger graduated from Yale with his bachelor's degree in 1959 and later graduated from Yale Law with his Bachelor of Law's degree in 1966.[1]

Professional career

  • 1967-1990: Private practice, Washington, D.C.
  • 1972: Special assistant to the general counsel, U.S. Department of Transportation
  • 1966-1967: Law Clerk, Hon. Byron White[1]

Judicial career

Clevenger was nominated by President George H.W. Bush on January 24, 1990 to a seat vacated by Oscar Davis as Davis died in active judicial service.[2] Clevenger was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on April 27, 1990 on unanimous consent of the Senate and received commission on April 30, 1990.[2] Clevenger assumed senior status on February 1, 2006.[1]

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
Oscar Davis
Court of Appeals for Federal Circuit
Succeeded by:
Kimberly Moore