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Daniel Gray Clodfelter

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Daniel Gray Clodfelter, American state legislator, lawyer. Bar: North Carolina 1977, United States District Court (western district) North Carolina 1977, United States District Court (eastern district) North Carolina 1979, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1984, United States District Court (middle district) North Carolina 1985. Rhodes scholar, 1972.

Background

Clodfelter, Daniel Gray was born on June 2, 1950 in Thomasville, North Carolina, United States. Son of Billy G. and Marie Lorene (Wells) Clodfelter.

Education

Davidson College (Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, 1972). Corpus Christi College, Oxford University, Oxford, England (Bachelor of Arts, 1974). Ytde University (Juris Doctor, 1977).

Phi Beta Kappa. Rhodes Scholar. Law Clerk to Honorary James B. McMillan, United States District Court, Western District of North Carolina, 1977. Member, Antitrust and Trade Practices Committee, North Carolina Bar Association.

Trustee, Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation, Inc., since 1982. Member, 1984-1987 and Chairman, 1986-1987, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission. Member, Charlotte City Council, since 1987.

Councillor, Bankruptcy Section, North Carolina Bar Association, since 1989.

Career

Law clerk to presiding judge The United States of America District Court, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1977—1978. Associate Moore & Van Allen, 1978—1982, partner, since 1983. Member Dist 37 North Carolina State Senate, since 1999.

Achievements

  • Bar: North Carolina 1977, United States District Court (western district) North Carolina 1977, United States District Court (eastern district) North Carolina 1979, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1984, United States District Court (middle district) North Carolina 1985.

Membership

Member Charlotte City Council, 1987-1993, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission, 1984-1987, chairman, 1986-1987. State secretary Rhodes Scholarship Trust, North Carolina, 1986-1997. Trustee Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation, Inc., Winston-Salem, North Carolina, since 1983.

Board directors North Carolina Center for Public Policy Research, 1994-1996. Member North Carolina Bar Association (antitrust law committee, bankruptcy section council).

Connections

Married Elizabeth Kay Bevan, August 20, 1974. Children: Julia Elizabeth, Catherine Gray.

father:
Billy G. Clodfelter

mother:
Marie Lorene (Wells) Clodfelter

spouse:
Elizabeth Kay Bevan

children:
Julia Elizabeth Clodfelter

Catherine Gray Clodfelter