Clarence Thomas is an American jurist who is currently serving as an associate justice in the Supreme Court of the United States.
He was born on June 23, 1948, in Pin Point, Georgia, and grew up in a poor household.
Thomas graduated from the College of the Holy Cross in 1971 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature and later earned his Juris Doctor degree from Yale Law School in 1974.
Thomas then worked as an assistant attorney general in Missouri and eventually became a legislative assistant to a Republican senator.
In 1981, Thomas was appointed by President Ronald Reagan to head the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), where he streamlined the agency’s operations and reduced its backlog of cases.
In 1990, President George H. W. Bush nominated Thomas to serve as a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
In 1991, after the retirement of Justice Thurgood Marshall, President Bush nominated Thomas to serve as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
Although Thomas faced allegations of sexual harassment during his confirmation hearing, he was ultimately confirmed by the Senate.
Thomas has authored numerous opinions on various issues, including civil rights, gun control, and abortion, and is known for his conservative views and strict interpretation of the Constitution.
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Clarence Thomas has one child, Jamal Adeen Thomas, who is 50 years old now, Jamal Adeen Thomas is an economist.
He has worked in the financial industry for many years.