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James E. Clark

James E. Clark, American lawyer. Bar: Louisiana 1957, United States District Court (western district) Louisiana 1957, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1957, Supreme Court of the United States Court 2001. Recipient Communication award Shreveport Toastmaster International, 1987.

Background

  • Clark, James E. was born on February 10, 1929 in Strong, Arkansas, United States. Son of Carey Eugene Clark and Mary (Braswell) Matthews.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, Louisiana Tech University, 1952. Juris Doctor, Louisiana State University, 1957.

    Career

    • Senior partner Cook, Clark, Egan, Yancey and King, Shreveport, Louisiana, 1957-1972. District judge State of Louisiana 1st Judicial District, 1972-1990. Private practice arbitration and mediation, since 1991.

      President Louisiana District Judges Association, 1982-1983. Member State-Federal Judicial Council, 1983-1990.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Louisiana 1957, United States District Court (western district) Louisiana 1957, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1957, Supreme Court of the United States Court 2001.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Active Caddo Parish Democratic Executive Committee, Shreveport, 1964-1972, Louisiana State Democratic Executive Committee, 1964-1972. Delegate Democratic National Convention, 1964, 68. Chairman board Live Oak Retirement Community, Shreveport.

    Captain United States Air Force Reserve, 1952-1964. Corporation United States Marine Corps, 1946-1948. Member American Bar Association, Louisiana State Bar Association (delegate 1968-1972), Shreveport Bar Association, Mason, Scottish Rite, Shriner, Elks, Rotary (president 1990-1991).

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading.

    Connections

    • Married Susie Erskine (deceased). Children: Christopher G., David D., Jeffrey F. Married Linda Savoy (deceased June 2006).
    • father: Carey Eugene Clark Matthews
    • mother: Mary (Braswell) Matthews
    • spouses: Susie Erskine
    • Linda Savoy
    • children: Christopher G. Clark
    • David D. Clark
    • Jeffrey F. Clark
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    Born February 10, 1929
    Nationality

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