Clarence Thomas is an American lawyer and jurist who serves as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.
President George H. W. Bush nominated him to succeed Thurgood Marshal, and he has been serving since 1991. Thomas is the second African American to serve on the Court after Marshall.
He graduated from College of the Holy Cross, Yale University, Conception Seminary College (1967–1968), and Yale Law School (1974).
Thomas has been the longest-serving member of the Court since 2018 with a tenure of over 30 years.
He is the most senior associate justice on the Supreme Court.
Where Was Clarence Thomas Born?
Clarence Thomas was born in Pin Point, Montgomery, Georgia, United States, on June 23, 1948. He is 74 years as of 2022.
Thomas is married to Virginia Lamp since 1987, a lobbyist and an aide to Dick Armey, and the couple has been together ever since.
Thomas first married his college sweetheart, Kathy Grace Ambush in 1971. The couple had one child, Jamal Adeen, born in 1973.
The lawyer and jurist and his first wife separated in 1981 and divorced in 1984.