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Clement Claiborne Clay, Jr
Birth: Dec. 13, 1816
Huntsville
Madison County
Alabama, USA
Death: Jan. 3, 1882
Gurley
Madison County
Alabama, USA

US Senator, CSA Senator. The son of Senator Clement Comer Clay, he was elected as a Democratic Senator from Alabama to the United States Senate, serving from 1853 until January 21, 1861, when he withdrew from Congress along with other Senators from secessionist Southern States. Soon after the formation of the Confederate States of America, he was elected as a Senator from Alabama to the Confederate Senate. He served from 1861 to 1863, then served as a diplomatic agent for the Confederacy. At one time he was suspected of conspiring to assassinate President Abraham Lincoln and spent nearly a year in prison after the Civil War. 
 
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 Parents:
  Clement Comer Clay (1789 - 1866)
  Susanna Claiborne Withers Clay (1798 - 1866)
 
 Children:
  Ella Clay (____ - 1952)*
 
 Sibling:
  Clement Claiborne Clay (1816 - 1882)
  John Withers Clay (1820 - 1896)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Maple Hill Cemetery
Huntsville
Madison County
Alabama, USA
 
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Record added: May 16, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6420332
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