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Grady Edward Clay

Grady Edward Clay, American author, editor. Nieman fellow Harvard University, 1948-1949, Guggenheim fellow, 1973.

Background

  • Clay, Grady Edward was born on November 5, 1916 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. Son of Grady Edward and Eleanor (Solomon) Clay.

  • Education

    • AB, Emory University, 1938. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Emory University, 1987. Master of Science, Columbia University, 1939.

    Career

    • Public St. Simons (Georgia) Star, 1938. Reporter Louisville Times, 1939-1941. Rotogravure editor Courier-Journal, Louisville, 1941-1942, reporter, 1945-1946, editor real estate, 1949-1960, editor urban affairs, 1964-1966.

      Editor Landscape Architecture Magazine, 1960-1984. Consultant Spindletop Research, 1960, Urban Journalism Center, Northwestern University, 1966-1968. Member faculty Salzburg Seminar in American Studies, 1968.

      Member faculty architecture planning Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1973. Bingham professor humanities University Louisville, 1978. Chairman architectural juries including Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Washington.

    Works

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Founding member Citizens metropolitan Planning council, 1956, Kentucky Planning League, 1960s. Trustee American Planning & Civic Association, 1958-1963. Member advisory board Envirionic Foundation, Inc., since 1971, Kentuckiana Metroversity, 1973, The Competition Project, Louisville, since 1987.

    With Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member American Institute of Architects (honorary), American Society Landscape Architects (honorary), Society Nieman Fellows, American Society Planning Officials (president 1973), National Association Real Estate Editors (president 1958, chairman board 1960), Louisville Country Club, Wynn-Stay Club, Salmagundi Club, Clear Creek Beagles Club, Cosmos Club.

    Connections

    • Married Nanine Irwin Hilliard, April 25, 1941 (divorced 1976). Children: Grady Edward III, Theodore Hilliard, Peter Maitland. Married Judith A. McCandless, 1976.
    • father: Grady Edward Clay
    • mother: Eleanor (Solomon) Clay
    • spouses: Nanine Irwin Hilliard
    • Judith A. McCandless
    • children: Grady Edward III Clay
    • Theodore Hilliard Clay
    • Peter Maitland Clay
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    Born November 5, 1916
    Nationality
    • 1938
      Emory University
    • 1987
      Emory University
    • 1939
      Columbia University
    • 1938
      Public St. Simons (Georgia) Star
    • 1939 - 1941
      reporter Louisville Times
    • 1941 - 1942
      rotogravure editor Courier-Journal
      Louisville, Kentucky, United States
    • 1945 - 1946
      rotogravure editor Courier-Journal
    • 1949 - 1960
      rotogravure editor Courier-Journal
    • 1960 - 1984
      editor Landscape Architect, ure Magazine
    • 1964 - 1966
      rotogravure editor Courier-Journal
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