William Clark O’Kelley, American judge, Died at 87


William Clark O’Kelley was born on January 2, 1930, in Atlanta, Georgia, and died on July 5, 2017.

He was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.

He received an Artium Baccalaureus degree from Emory University in 1951 and a Bachelor of Laws from Emory University School of Law in 1953.

William Clark O’Kelley was in the United States Air Force from 1953 to 1957, thereafter remaining in the United States Air Force Reserve until 1966.

O’Kelley was assigned as a judge of the United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court from 1980 to 1987, and was Chief Judge of the Northern District of Georgia from 1988 to 1994.

O’Kelley assumed senior status on October 1, 1996, serving in that status until his death.

He died of cancer.

William Clark O’Kelley passed away at 87 years old.