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Lawyer , Automotive executive

John Phelps Clark, American Lawyer, automotive executive. Bar: Connecticut 1959, United States District Court Connecticut, 1961, United States Court Appeals (2nd circuit) 1975. First lieutenant artillery United States Army, 1954-1956. Member American Bar Association, Connecticut Bar assosiation, New York Yacht Club, Offsoundings Club (Mystic, Connecticut), Deer Isle (Maine) Yacht Club.

Background

Clark, John Phelps was born on September 28, 1932 in Springfield, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Reynolds G. Clark and Eleanor R. (Brown) Walker.

Education

Bachelor, Yale University, 1954; Bachelor of Laws, Yale University, 1959.

Career

Associate, Wiggin & Dana, Attorneys, New Haven, 1959-1964; partner, Wiggin & Dana, Attorneys, New Haven, 1965-1985; vice president, general counsel, Saab Cars United States of America Inc., Orange, Connecticut, 1986-1992; chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Scania United States of America Inc., Orange, Connecticut, since 1992; principal international and corporation law, John Phelps Clark & Associations, Orange, Connecticut, since 1992. Chairman, Board Of Directors and general counsel Easton Technologies, Inc., Orange. Chairman lawyers committee Association International Automobile Manufacturers, Arlington, Virginia, 1989-1991.

President, secretary, general counsel, member board directors Statchek, Inc., NewHaven, Precision Closure Corporation, Westport.

Achievements

  • Bar: Connecticut 1959, United States District Court Connecticut, 1961, United States Court Appeals (2nd circuit) 1975.

Membership

First lieutenant artillery United States Army, 1954-1956. Member American Bar Association, Connecticut Bar assosiation, New York Yacht Club, Offsoundings Club (Mystic, Connecticut), Deer Isle (Maine) Yacht Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sailing, skiing.

Connections

Married Frances Thompson, June 19, 1954 (divorced August 1985). Children: Jonathan R., Mary T. Married Patricia G. Baldwin, June 21, 1986.

Children: Nathaniel, Genevive.

father:
Reynolds G. Clark Walker

mother:
Eleanor R. (Brown) Walker

spouse:
Patricia G. Baldwin

spouse:
Frances Thompson

child:
Genevive Clark

child:
Nathaniel Clark

child:
Jonathan R. Clark

child:
Mary T. Clark