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Clarence Joseph Morley

Clarence Joseph Morley, American governor. Served as public administrator, Denver, 4 years; member State Board of Pardons 4 years; Member Colorado and Denver bar associations; Mason (32 degree, Kansas City.C.H.).

Background

  • Morley, Clarence Joseph was born on February 9, 1869 in Dyersville, Iowa, United States. Son of John and Mary Dyer (Plaister) Morley.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the high school, Cedar Falls, Iowa, 1886. Bachelor of Laws, University of Denver, 1899.

    Career

    • Bar, 1897; connected with law firm of Teller, Orahood & Morgan, 1900-1906, Teller & Dorsey, 1906-1910. In partnership with Frank McDonough, Senior, 1910-1916. Associated with Thomas E. Walters, 1916-1923.

    Politics

    The state cannot control the church, nor should the church attempt to dominate the state. However, religious expression should be present in public life.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Through Jesus' death on the cross, and his resurrection, God has broken the power of all that is evil, in the world and in us.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    The family is the most basic of human institutions through which people are nurtured and sustained in love, responsibility, and respect.

    Membership

    Served as public administrator, Denver, 4 years. Member State Board of Pardons 4 years. Member Colorado and Denver bar associations.

    Mason (32 degree, Kansas City.C.H.). Clubs: Cosmopolitan, Lions (honorary), High Twelve (honorary).*‡.
    • Cosmopolitan, Lions (honorary)

    • High Twelve (honorary)

    • State Board of Pardons

    • KKK

    Connections

    • Married Maud M. Thompson, of Cedar Falls, July 2, 1893. Children: Mistress Katharine Morley Shelton, Harold T., Clarence J., Mary C.
    • father: John Morley
    • mother: Mary Dyer (Plaister) Morley
    • spouse: Maud M. Thompson
    • children: Mistress Katharine Morley Shelton Morley
    • Harold T. Morley
    • Clarence J. Morley
    • Mary C. Morley
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    Born February 9, 1869
    Nationality
    • January 1, 1897
      Colorado Bar
    • January 1, 1900 - January 1, 1906
      law firm of Teller, Orahood & Morgan
    • January 1, 1906 - January 1, 1910
      Teller & Dorsey
    • January 1, 1910 - January 1, 1916
      Partner, Frank McDonough, Sr
    • January 1, 1919 - January 1, 1925
      Judge, District Court
    • January 1, 1925 - January 1, 1927
      Governer of Colorado, Government of Colorado

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