US Congressman. He was elected to represent New York's 4th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1899 to 1901. He served as a Colonel in the United States Army during World War I, and was killed in action in France.
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Col. Bertram Clayton was a graduate of the U. S. Military Academy at West Point, Class of 1886. A summary career biography of him is given in entry #3141 in Cullum's Biographical Register of the Graduates of the Military Academy; it is online, as is his o...(Read more) -
Bill Thayer (History of West Point) Added: Dec. 3, 2014