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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

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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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