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Clinton Browning Petry

publisher , association executive

Clinton Browning Petry, American publisher, association executive. With United States Air Force, 1943.


Petry, Clinton Browning was born on April 28, 1921 in Alexandria, Virginia, United States. Son of John William and Bessie May (DeVaughn) Petry.


Student, University Maryland, 1985.


President, public Clover Public Company, Washington, New York City, 1949-1976. Member staff Geophysical Laboratory Carnegie Institution, Washington, 1966-1976. Chairman, Chief Executive Officer National Supply Association, Washington, New York City, 1966-1986.

Chief Executive Officer, executive director National Advertiser's Society Promoting Rational English, Washington, since 1984.


  • Editor in chief, public: (poetry) The Clover Collection of Verse, 24 vols., 1969-1976.


With United States Air Force, 1943.


Married Dorothy Chapman, September 2, 1940 (divorced December 1958). 1 child: Clinton Browning II. Married Dolores Mary Thomas, August 14, 1979.