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Name Fisher, Clarkson Sherman
City Trenton
State NJ
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Fisher, Clarkson Sherman
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Fisher, Clarkson Sherman
Born July 8, 1921, in Long Branch, NJ
Died July 27, 1997, in Princeton, NJ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on October 7, 1970, to a seat vacated by Reynier J. Wortendyke, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on October 13, 1970, and received commission on October 16, 1970. Served as chief judge, 1979-1987. Assumed senior status on October 1, 1987. Service terminated on July 27, 1997, due to death.

Education:
Notre Dame Law School, LL.B., 1950

Professional Career:
U.S. Army sergeant, 1942-1945
U.S. Army Reserve sergeant, 1946-1949
Private practice, Long Branch, New Jersey, 1951-1964
Councilman, West Long Branch, New Jersey, 1959-1964
State assemblyman, New Jersey, 1964
Judge, Monmouth County [New Jersey] Court, 1964-1966
Judge, Superior Court of New Jersey, 1966-1970


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