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Bertram Tracy Clayton, American army officer. Member 56th Congress (1899-1901), 4th New York District.


Clayton, Bertram Tracy was born on October 19, 1862 in Clayton, Alabama, United States. Son of General Henry De Lamar and Victoria Virginia (Hunter) Clayton.


Brother of Henry De Lamar C. Student of University of Alabama, 1880-1882. Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1886.


Second Lieutenant 11th Infantry, July 1, 1886. Resigned, May 31, 1888, to enter сivil engineering practice at Brooklyn. Adjunct 13th Regiment N.G.S.N.Y., 1890.

Major and engineer 2d Brigade, 1894. Organized troop C and elected captain, 1896, commanding same during Spanish-American War. In action at Coama, P.R., Aibonito Pass.

Colonel 14th Regiment, N.G.S.N.Y., 1899-1901.


Member 56th Congress (1899-1901), 4th New York District.


Married Louise M. Brasher, June 12, 1887. Married second, Mary D. Watson, September 2, 1907.

General Henry De Lamar Clayton

Victoria Virginia (Hunter) Clayton

Louise M. Brasher

Mary D. Watson