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CLAY, William Lacy, Sr., (father of William Lacy Clay, Jr.),
a Representative from Missouri; born in St. Louis, St. Louis County,
Mo., April 30, 1931; B.S., St. Louis University, 1953; United States Army,
1953-1955; real estate broker; manager, life insurance company, 1959-1961;
alderman, St. Louis, Mo., 1959-1964; business representative, city employees
union, 1961-1964; education coordinator, Steamfitters Local No. 562, 1966-1967;
elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-first and to the fifteen succeeding
Congresses (January 3, 1969-January 3, 2001); chairman, Committee on the Post
Office and Civil Service (One Hundred Second and One Hundred Third Congresses);
was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Seventh Congress.
BibliographyClay, William L.
Bill Clay: A Political Voice at the Grass Roots. St. Louis:
Missouri Historical Society Press: Distributed by University of
Missouri Press, 2004.