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Preston Copeland Clayton Edit Profile

Lawyer

Preston C. Clayton, American lawyer, specializing in the field of.

Background

Clayton, Preston Copeland was born on September 21, 1903 in Eufaula, Alabama, United States. Son of Lee Johnston and Caroline E. (Copeland) Clayton.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University Alabama, 1924;Bachelor of Laws, Jones Law School, 1935.

Career

Cotton merchant, Quanah, Texas, 1927-1932;private practice in, Clayton and Eufaula, 1932-1996;associate justice, Supreme Court, Alabama, 1953-1954;instructor economics, U. Alabama, 1923-1924;director, attorney, Clayton Banking Company, 1946-1953;organizer, attorney, Pea River Electric Cooperative, 1937-1953;organizer, attorney, Wiregrass Electric Cooperative, 1938-1942. Breeder Arabian horses.

Achievements

  • Bar: Alabama 1931.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles on Arabian and Barb horses of Northern Africa to magazines.

Membership

City attorney, Clayton, 1933-1939. Member Alabama Board Veterans Affairs, 1946-1950. Chairman Barbour County Democratic Executive Committee, 1937-1953.

Member Alabama Senate, 1938-1953. President Alabama Cattlemens Association Lieutenant colonel Army of the United States, World World War World War II. Member Veterans of Foreign Wars (life), International Arabian Horse Association (board directors), Rotary.

Connections

Married Jewel Gladys Robinson, July 20, 1933. Children– Mary Elliott (Mistress Robert Mack Dixon), Sarah Hunter (Mistress Thos. Son of Lawson, Junior), Preston Copeland.

father:
Lee Johnston Clayton

father:
Lawson Clayton

mother:
Caroline E. (Copeland) Clayton

spouse:
Jewel Gladys Robinson

child:
Mary Elliott Clayton (Mistress Robert Mack Dixon)

child:
Sarah Hunter (Mistress Thos. Son of Lawson Clayton

child:
Junior) Clayton

child:
Preston Copeland Clayton