Hon. Clarence Thomas

Associate Justice, United States Supreme Court

Clarence Thomas, Associate Justice, was born in the Pin Point community of Georgia near Savannah June 23, 1948. He married Virginia Lamp in 1987 and has one child, Jamal Adeen, by a previous marriage. He attended Conception Seminary and received an A.B., cum laude, from Holy Cross College, and a J.D. from Yale Law School in 1974. He was admitted to law practice in Missouri in 1974, and served as an Assistant Attorney General of Missouri from 1974–1977, an attorney with the Monsanto Company from 1977–1979, and Legislative Assistant to Senator John Danforth from 1979–1981. From 1981–1982, he served as Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, and as Chairman of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission from 1982–1990. He became a Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in 1990. President Bush nominated him as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, and he took his seat October 23, 1991.


Publications

An Interview with Justice Clarence Thomas - Event Audio/Video
2013 National Lawyers Convention
November 20, 2013
The Constitution Turns 225 with Clarence Thomas - Event Audio/Video
In partnership with the National Archives and Records Administration and the Constitutional Accountability Center
September 21, 2012
25th Anniversary Gala - Event Audio/Video
2007 National Lawyers Convention
November 15, 2007