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Clarence Howard Tryon

newspaper executive.

Clarence Howard Tryon, American newspaper executive. Member Beta Theta Pi.; Mason (K.T.).; Club: Home (Meriden).

Background

Tryon, Clarence Howard was born on October 27, 1881 in Meridan, Connecticut, United States. Son of Albert Chauncy and Thirza (Dayton) Tryon.

Education

Bachelor of Philosophy, Wesleyan University, 1905.

Career

Associate with Record, Meriden, Connecticut, 1898-1906. With News, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1906-1907. With Traveler, Boston, Massachusetts, 1907-1908.

Secretary J. J. Niland Company, manufacturer cut glass, Meriden, Connecticut, 1908-1911. Treasurer Meriden Press & Drop Company, 1911-1933. Assistant editor Meriden Journal, 1915-1916, advertising manager, 1916-1920, treasurer and business manager, 1920-1945.

President and treasurer Journal Public Company public Meriden Journal, 1945-1949. Trustee Meriden Savings Bank.

Works

  • Associate editor of Wesleyan Alumnus.

Religion

Through Jesus' death on the cross, and his resurrection, the power of evil in the world is broken.

Politics

Working in partnership with different Christian denominations allows influencing public policy more effectively.

Views

People are called to love God not only with their hearts, but also with their minds. All things should be considered through the light of reason. In order to do that, it is necessary to become aware of different points of view and be able to develop critical thinking in relation to any political or social problem.

Membership

Member Beta Theta Pi. Mason (K.T.).; Club: Home (Meriden).

Connections

Married Hazel Van Houten Crampton, June 17, 1908. Children: Leigh Crampton, Robert Kenneth.

father:
Albert Chauncy Tryon

mother:
Thirza (Dayton) Tryon

spouse:
Hazel Van Houten Crampton

children:
Leigh Crampton Tryon

Robert Kenneth Tryon