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Clarence Darrow

Clarence DarrowAKA Clarence Seward Darrow

Born: 18-Apr-1857
Birthplace: Kinsman, OH
Died: 13-Mar-1938
Location of death: Chicago, IL
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Jackson Park, Chicago, IL

Gender: Male
Religion: Agnostic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Attorney

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Scopes Monkey Trial (monkey side)

Defended science teacher John T. Scopes, pro bono.

"When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President. Now I'm beginning to believe it."

Father: Amirus Darrow (former Unitarian minister, b. 11-Nov-1818, d. 22-Apr-1904)
Mother: Emily Eddy (b. 1824)
Brother: Edward Everett Darrow (b. 6-Oct-1846, d. 28-Sep-1927)
Sister: Channing
Sister: Mary
Brother: Hubert
Brother: Herman
Sister: Jesse ("Jennie")
Wife: Jessie Ohl (m. 15-Apr-1880, div. 1897, one son)
Son: Paul Edward Darrow (b. 10-Dec-1883)
Wife: Ruby Hammerstrom (m. 1903)

    University: Allegheny College
    Law School: University of Michigan (one year)

    Illinois State House of Representatives (1903-05)
    Jury Tampering Los Angeles, CA (1912), acquitted

Author of books:
Crime, its Cause and Treatment (1925, nonfiction)
The Prohibition Mania (1927, nonfiction)
The Story of My Life (1932, memoir)


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