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Judge Drew S. Clifton

 Collection
Identifier: C-0072

Scope and Contents

General Description: 1 flat box (.5 linear ft.)

This collection consists of a scrapbook of Judge Clifton's actvities which includes clippings, programs, membership cards photographs, and other items relating to his career. Drew Spencer Clifton was born in Meridian, Mississippi on November 26, 1909. He moved to Fort Worth with his family when he was eleven. He was a graduate of the old Central High School and attended Texas Christian University, Columbia, Cumberland Law School and Jefferson University. While attending TCU, he was managing director of the Panther Boys Club. He was an Army warrant officer during World War II. On January 25, 1946, he was appointed Judge of the Tarrant County Court of Law and won re-election as a Democrat until his retirement. He belonged to various organizations including Broadway Baptist Church; American Legion; Fort Worth Chapter of the Composers, Authors, and Artists of America; VFW; Amvets; Moslah Shrine Temple; and North Fort Worth Kiwanis Club. He married Inez Jones on July 3, 1938 and they resided at 5208 Byers at the time of his death on December 5, 1988.

Dates

  • 1949 - 1957

Language of Materials

English

Extent

.5 Linear Feet (1 box)

Title
Judge Drew S. Clifton
Subtitle
Scrapbook, 1949-1957
Status
Completed
Author
Harry Max Hill
Date
05/20/1995

Repository Details

Part of the Fort Worth Public Library Archives Repository

Contact:
500 West 3rd Street
Fort Worth Texas 76102
817-392-7740