Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Clements, Earle C.

Clements, Earle C., a Representative from Kentucky; born in Morganfield, Union County, Ky., October 22, 1896; attended the public schools and the University of Kentucky at Lexington; during the First World War enlisted in the United States Army as a private and when discharged was a captain of infantry; engaged in agricultural pursuits; sheriff of Union County 1922-1925; clerk of Union County 1926-1933; judge of Union County 1934-1941; member of the State senate 1942-1944, serving as majority floor leader in 1944; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-ninth and Eightieth Congresses and served from January 3, 1945, until his resignation on January 6, 1948, having been elected Governor; elected Governor of Kentucky in 1947 for the term ending December 1951; is a resident of Morganfield, Ky.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Clements, Earle C.," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.989 Original Sources, accessed August 11, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=5AK6U1ZHTJ74YWG.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Clements, Earle C." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.989, Original Sources. 11 Aug. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=5AK6U1ZHTJ74YWG.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Clements, Earle C.' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.989. Original Sources, retrieved 11 August 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=5AK6U1ZHTJ74YWG.