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Lawyer

Thomas Hal Clarke, American lawyer. Bar: Georgia 1939, United States District Court (northern district) Georgia, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit), Supreme Court of the United States Court, 1973.

Background

Clarke, Thomas Hal was born on August 10, 1914 in Atlanta. Son of James Caleb and Mary Cox (DeSaussure) Clarke.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, Washington and Lee University, 1938.

Career

Partner, Clarke & Anderson, Atlanta, 1948-1960;partner, Mitchell, Clarke, Pate & Anderson, Atlanta, 1960-1969, 73-85;of counsel, Gambrell, Clarke, Anderson & Stolz, Atlanta, 1985-1992. Copyright trustee Gone With the Wind and sequels, since 1983.

Achievements

  • Bar: Georgia 1939, United States District Court (northern district) Georgia, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit), Supreme Court of the United States Court, 1973.

Membership

Member Federal Home Loan Bank Board, Washington, 1969-1973. Past president, board directors Atlanta History Society. Past board visitors Emory University.

Trustee emeritus Washington and Lee University. Member Hibernian United Service Club, Dublin, Ireland. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946, European Theatre of Operations, PTO. Member International Bar Association (past chairman savings and building societies committee), American Bar Association(chairman savings and loan committee 1970-1973, chairman corporation banking and business lawsect.

1973-1974, member house of deals 1974-1980, editor The Business Lawyer1972), Georgia Bar Association, Atlanta Bar Association, American Law Institute, Atlanta Lawyers Club (past president), Selden Society, English Speaking Union (past president, Chairman of the Board), Metropolitan Club (Washington District of Columbia), Commerce Club, Piedmont Driving Club (Atlanta).

Connections

Married Mary Louise Hastings, July 12, 1951. Children: Thomas Hal Junior, Katie Clarke Hamilton, Rebecca DeSaussure Clarke Morrison.

father:
James Caleb Clarke

mother:
Mary Cox (DeSaussure) Clarke

spouse:
Mary Louise Hastings

child:
Thomas Hal Junior Clarke

child:
Katie Clarke Hamilton Clarke

child:
Rebecca DeSaussure Clarke Morrison Clarke