Ken Starr

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Ken Starr
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Independent Counsel for the Whitewater Controversy
In office
August 5, 1994 – September 11, 1998
Preceded byRobert B. Fiske (Special Counsel)
Succeeded byRobert Ray
39th Solicitor General of the United States
In office
May 26, 1989 – January 20, 1993
PresidentGeorge H. W. Bush
DeputyJohn Roberts
Preceded byCharles Fried
Succeeded byDrew S. Days III
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
In office
September 20, 1983 – May 26, 1989
Appointed byRonald Reagan
Preceded byGeorge MacKinnon
Succeeded byKaren L. Henderson
Personal details
Born
Kenneth Winston Starr

(1946-07-21) July 21, 1946 (age 75)
Vernon, Texas, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic (before 1975)
Republican (1975–present)
Spouse(s)
Alice Mendell (m. 1970)
EducationGeorge Washington University (BA)
Brown University (MA)
Duke University (JD)

Ken Starr (born July 21, 1946) is a U.S. lawyer, a former federal U.S. Court of Appeals Judge and a Solicitor General. He was Independent Counsel (which was a special office that investigated government officials) while Bill Clinton was the President of the United States.

Starr filed the Starr Report, which accused President Clinton of lying in court about having an affair with an intern at the White House.

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