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Charles F. C. Ruff

Born: 1-Aug-1939
Birthplace: Cleveland, OH
Died: 19-Nov-2000
Cause of death: Heart Failure

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Attorney

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Clinton's impeachment attorney

Defended John Glenn during the Keating Five scandal. Represented Anita Hill in her harrassment allegations against Clarence Thomas.

Paralysed from the waist down after contracting an unknown illness in Liberia.

Mother: Margaret Carson
Sister: Carla Ruff (half-)
Wife: Susan Willis Ruff
Daughter: Carin Ruff
Daughter: Christina Wagner

    University: BA, Swarthmore College (1960)
    Law School: Columbia Law School (1963)
    Teacher: Law, in Liberia (1963-64)
    Teacher: Law, University of Pennsylvania (1965-66)
    Professor: Antioch School of Law (1972-73)
    Professor: Georgetown University Law Center (1973-74)

    White House Counsel (1998-99)
    Washington DC Official Office of the Corporation Counsel (1995-97)
    US Attorney District of Columbia (1978-81)
    US Official Depy. Inspector General, Dept. of Health, Education and Welfare (1977-78)
    Watergate Scandal Special Prosecutor (1973-77)
    US Justice Department Director, Organized Crime and Labor Management Section (1970-72)
    Lewinsky Affair Defense attorney during Clinton's impeachment trial
    Covington & Burling Partner (1982-95; 1999-2000)
    Hillary Rodham Clinton for US Senate Committee
    District of Columbia Bar (as President, 1989-90)


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