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Ronald H. "Ron" Clark (born January 5, 1953) is the Chief United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas since January 2015.
Born in Caripito, Venezuela, Clark received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Connecticut in 1973 and an Master of Arts degree from the University of Connecticut in 1974.
He was in the United States Army from 1974 to 1976. In 1979, he received a Juris Doctor from the University of Texas Law School in Austin. He was in the United States Army Reserve from 1980 to 1990.
Clark was an assistant city attorney in the City Attorney's Office of Abilene from 1979 to 1982- while working in the Public Defender's office his business card read: "Reasonable Doubt, at a Reasonable Price." He was in private practice in Texas from 1982 to 2002. From 1997 to 2002, while in Sherman in Grayson County, Clark served as a Republican member from District 62 in the Texas House of Representatives.
On January 23, 2002, Clark was nominated by President George W. Bush to a seat on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas vacated by Howell Cobb. Clark was confirmed by the United States Senate on October 2, 2002, and received his commission on October 10, 2002. On January 1, 2015 Clark became the Chief Judge of the Eastern District of Texas.