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Clarence Howard Tryon

Clarence Howard Tryon, American newspaper executive. Member Beta Theta Pi.; Mason (K.T.).; Club: Home (Meriden).


  • Tryon, Clarence Howard was born on October 27, 1881 in Meridan, Connecticut, United States. Son of Albert Chauncy and Thirza (Dayton) Tryon.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Philosophy, Wesleyan University, 1905.


    • Associate with Record, Meriden, Connecticut, 1898-1906. With News, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1906-1907. With Traveler, Boston, Massachusetts, 1907-1908.

      Secretary J. J. Niland Company, manufacturer cut glass, Meriden, Connecticut, 1908-1911. Treasurer Meriden Press & Drop Company, 1911-1933. Assistant editor Meriden Journal, 1915-1916, advertising manager, 1916-1920, treasurer and business manager, 1920-1945.

      President and treasurer Journal Public Company public Meriden Journal, 1945-1949. Trustee Meriden Savings Bank.


    • Associate editor of Wesleyan Alumnus.


    Working in partnership with different Christian denominations allows influencing public policy more effectively.

    Party affiliation: Republican


    Through Jesus' death on the cross, and his resurrection, the power of evil in the world is broken.

    Denomination: Methodist


    People are called to love God not only with their hearts, but also with their minds. All things should be considered through the light of reason. In order to do that, it is necessary to become aware of different points of view and be able to develop critical thinking in relation to any political or social problem.


    Member Beta Theta Pi. Mason (K.T.).; Club: Home (Meriden).


    • Married Hazel Van Houten Crampton, June 17, 1908. Children: Leigh Crampton, Robert Kenneth.
    • father: Albert Chauncy Tryon
    • mother: Thirza (Dayton) Tryon
    • spouse: Hazel Van Houten Crampton
    • children: Leigh Crampton Tryon
    • Robert Kenneth Tryon
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    Born October 27, 1881