Brutus Junius Clay Edit Profile
C.E., University of Michigan, 1868, Master of Arts, 1918.
Began in wholesale and retail grocery business at Richmond, Kentucky, 1868, later conducted cotton plantations in Mississippi and farms in Kentucky and Illinois, also manufacturing lumber, quarrying, mining, etc. Tendered position of the United States minister to Argentina, 1897, but declined. United States commissioner to Paris Exposition, 1900.
Envoy Extraordinary anu Minister Plenipotentiary to Switzerland, 1905-1910. Life member Institute of Geneva, Switzerland, 1909.
Member Institute of Geneva, Switzerland, 1909.
Married Pattie Amelia Field, February 20, 1872 (deceased).; married second, Lalla-R. Fish Marsteller, January 15, 1895. Children: Belle Lyman, C. Field, Orville M., Mary N., Charlotte E.