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Thomas, Clarence(Encyclopedia)Thomas, Clarence, 1948–, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1991–), b. Pin Point (Savannah), Ga. Raised in a poor family, he graduated (1974) from the Yale Law School and became a promin...
King, Clarence(Encyclopedia)King, Clarence, 1842–1901, American geologist, b. Newport, R.I., grad. Sheffield Scientific School, Yale, 1862. After serving as a volunteer assistant in the California state geological survey (1863...
Stein, Clarence(Encyclopedia)Stein, Clarence, 1882–1975, American architect, b. New York City, studied architecture at Columbia and the École des Beaux-Arts. Stein worked in the office of Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue, where he as...
Birdseye, Clarence(Encyclopedia)Birdseye, Clarence, 1886–1956, American inventor and founder of the frozen food industry, b. Brooklyn, N.Y., studied at Amherst College. From 1910 he worked as a naturalist, and in 1912 he went to L...
White, Clarence Cameron(Encyclopedia)White, Clarence Cameron, 1880–1960, American composer and violinist, b. Clarksville, Tenn., studied at the Oberlin Conservatory and in Europe. In addition to activities as violinist and teacher in B...
Dillon, Clarence Douglas(Encyclopedia)Dillon, Clarence Douglas dl´n [key], 1909–2003, U.S. secretary of the treasury (1961–65), b. Geneva, Switzerland (of American parents). After graduation (1931) from Harvard he became a member...
Beeby, Clarence Edward(Encyclopedia)Beeby, Clarence Edward, 1902–92, New Zealand educator, b. Leeds, England. After studying at the universities of New Zealand, London, and Manchester, Beeby taught at the Univ. of New Zealand from 192...
Alvord, Clarence Walworth(Encyclopedia)Alvord, Clarence Walworth l´vrd [key], 1868–1928, American historian, b. Greenfield, Mass. He became (1901) an instructor in history at the Univ. of Illinois (Ph.D., 1908) and was full professo...
Mars, Franklin Clarence(Encyclopedia)Mars, Franklin Clarence: see under Mars, family of American food manufacturers.
Darrow, Clarence Seward(Encyclopedia)Darrow, Clarence Seward, 1857–1938, American lawyer, b. Kinsman, Ohio. He first practiced law in Ashtabula, Ohio. In 1887 he moved to Chicago, where he was corporation counsel for several years and ...
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