Ramsey Clark

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Ramsey Clark
Ramsey Clark at the White House, 28 Feb 1968.jpg
Clark in 1968
66th United States Attorney General
In office
March 10, 1967 – January 20, 1969
Acting: November 28, 1966 – March 10, 1967
PresidentLyndon B. Johnson
Preceded byNicholas Katzenbach
Succeeded byJohn N. Mitchell
8th United States Deputy Attorney General
In office
January 28, 1965 – March 10, 1967
PresidentLyndon B. Johnson
Preceded byNicholas Katzenbach
Succeeded byWarren Christopher
Personal details
William Ramsey Clark

(1927-12-18)December 18, 1927
Dallas, Texas, U.S.
DiedApril 9, 2021(2021-04-09) (aged 93)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Georgia Welch (1949–2010)[1]
RelationsWilliam F. Ramsey (grandfather)
FatherTom Clark
EducationUniversity of Texas, Austin (BA)
University of Chicago (MA, JD)
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Marine Corps
Years of service1945–1946

William Ramsey Clark (December 18, 1927 – April 9, 2021) was an American lawyer, activist and former public official. He worked for the U.S. Department of Justice, which included service as United States Attorney General from 1967 to 1969, under President Lyndon B. Johnson.[2]

Clark died on April 9, 2021 in New York City, aged 93.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Deaths CLARK, GEORGIA WELCH". NYTimes.com. July 6, 2010. Retrieved June 6, 2011.
  2. Time Magazine, "The Ramsey Clark Issue", October 18, 1968 Archived June 24, 2013, at the Wayback Machine
  3. Martin, Douglas (April 10, 2021). "Ramsey Clark, Attorney General and Rebel With a Cause, Dies at 93". The New York Times. Retrieved April 10, 2021.

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