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Clayton Douglass Buck

governor

Clayton Douglass BUCK, American Governor. Member, Delta Phi.

Background

BUCK, Clayton Douglass was born on March 21, 1890 in Buena Vista. New Castle Company, Delaware, United States. Son of Francis N. and Constance Margaret (Douglass) Buck.

Education

Preparatory education, Friends’ School, Wilmington, Delaware. Student of University of Pennsylvania.

Career

Was engaged in road-building engineering work, Delaware. Chief engineer, Delaware State Highway Department, 1920-1929. Governor of Delaware 1929-1937.

United States senator from Delaware for term beginning January 1943. President Equitable Trust Company, Wilmington.

Membership

Member, Delta Phi. Clubs: St. Elmo (Philadelphia), Wilmington, Wilmington Country, American Business, Union League (Washington, District of Columbia). Residence: Buena Vista, Wilmington, Delegate.

Connections

Married Alice duPont Wilson. Children: Clayton Douglass, Dorcas Van Dyke.

father:
Francis N. Buck

mother:
Margaret (Douglass) Buck

spouse:
Alice duPont Wilson

children:
Clayton Douglass Buck

Dorcas Van Dyke Buck