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[Houston Post article honoring William Lockhart Clayton]

Description:

Houston post article honoring William Lockhart Clayton. Clayton is pictured with George C. MeGhee. Caption reads "A Houstonian Smiles As Honors Are Presented to Him; Undersecretary McGhee, Left, Lauded His Former Boss, William L. Clayton.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Harris County - Houston
Creation Date: February 16, 1962
Partner(s):
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Collection(s):
Robert Joy Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 114
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: February 16, 1962
  • Digitized: September 19, 2006
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Harris County - Houston
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
February 16, 1962
Description:

Houston post article honoring William Lockhart Clayton. Clayton is pictured with George C. MeGhee. Caption reads "A Houstonian Smiles As Honors Are Presented to Him; Undersecretary McGhee, Left, Lauded His Former Boss, William L. Clayton.

Note:

William Lockhart Clayton (1880-1966) co-founded Anderson, Clayton & Co., a leading cotton merchandiser that was headquartered in Houston from 1916. He served on the Committee of Cotton Distribution of the War Industries Board during World War I. During WWII he held a number of important government positions leading to his appointment as Assistant Secretary of State for Economic Affairs in 1944, where he was instrumental in the development of the Marshall Plan. In the late '40s he returned to Houston but remained active and respected in the economic community continuing to voice his support for free trade. Through the Clayton Fund he contributed to many philanthropic causes, most notably to Johns Hopkins University, Tufts University and the University of Texas.

Physical Description:

Newsclipping, black & white. Torn edges with missing text. Fragile.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
Partner:
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Collection:
Robert Joy Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: MS39-04-003
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth18566
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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