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October 7, 2007
Justice Clarence Thomas
U.S. Supreme Court
BIO:

CURRENT:
· President George H. W. Bush nominated him as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court on July 2, 1991.
· He was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on October 15, 1991 on a 52-48 vote
· He was sworn into office on October 18, 1991 by Justice Byron White and took his his seat as the 106th Associate Justice of the Supreme Court on October 23, 1991.

PREVIOUS:
· Admitted to law practice in Missouri in 1974
· Assistant Attorney General of Missouri, 1974-77
· Attorney with the Monsanto Company, 1977-79
· Legislative Assistant to Senator John Danforth, 1979-81
· Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, U.S. Education Department, 1981-82
· Chairman of U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 1982-90
· Became a Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in 1990

EDUCATION:
· Attended Conception Seminary
· A.B. cum laude, from Holy Cross College
· J.D. from Yale Law School in 1974

PERSONAL:
· Born in the Pin Point community of Georgia near Savannah June 23, 1948
· Married Virginia Lamp in 1987 and has one child, Jamal, by a previous marriage.

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Info: Justice Clarence Thomas discusses his new memoir "My Grandfather’s Son" and his tenure on the U.S. Supreme Court.





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