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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  James Edwin Clayton  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction

Born: 1929 in Johnston City, Illinois


Illinois Connection

James Clayton was born and raised in southern Illinois and received his B. S. from the University of Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Clayton's first job was as a reporter for the Southern Illinoisan in Carbondale, Il. He went on to work at the Washington Post.

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