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Clarence Ousley

Clarence Ousley, American newspaper editor, federal official. Member Phi Delta Theta.

Background

  • Ousley, Clarence was born on December 29, 1863 in in Lowndes County, Georgia, United States. Son of William Henry and Henrietta (Scruggs) Ousley.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Agricultural and Mech. College, Auburn, Alabama, 1881. Honorary Master of Arts, Simmons College, Abilene, Texas, 1906.

    Career

    • Editor Farm and Ranch, Dallas, Texas, 1886. Editorial writer and managing editor, successively, Galveston News, Galveston Tribune and Houston Post, 1889-1903. Founded Fort Worth Record, October 1903, and was its editor until 1913.

      Made tour of Europe in a study of rural cooperation as a member of the American Commission, 1913. Director of extension Agricultural and Mech. College of Texas, 1914-1917.

      Assistant secretary of agriculture, United States August 17, 1917-1919. Chairman Globe laboratories, Fort Worth, Texas, since September 1, 1921. Delaware at large Democratic National Convention, 1904.

    Works

    • Editor Farm and Ranch, Dallas, Texas, 1886. Editorial writer and managing editor, successively, Galveston News, Galveston Tribune and Houston Post, 1889-1903. Founded Fort Worth Record, October 1903, and was its editor until 1913.

      Made tour of Europe in a study of rural cooperation as a member of the American Commission, 1913. Director of extension Agricultural and Mech. College of Texas, 1914-1917.

      Assistant secretary of agriculture, United States August 17, 1917-1919. Chairman Globe laboratories, Fort Worth, Texas, since September 1, 1921. Delaware at large Democratic National Convention, 1904.

    Religion

    Denomination: Baptist

    Membership

    Member Phi Delta Theta.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Young, November 8, 1888. Children: Mistress.
    • father: William Henry Ousley
    • mother: Henrietta (Scruggs) Ousley
    • spouse: Mary Young
    • child: Mrs Ousley
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    Born December 29, 1863
    Died August 5, 1948
    (aged 84)
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