William Hickman Clopton

William Hickman Clopton

Birth
USA
Death 19 Apr 1913 (aged 64)
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Plot grave 12 plot 785 (Bryan plot)
Memorial ID 7711001 · View Source
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from The Clopton Chronicles, A Project of the Clopton Family Genealogical Society:
William Hickman Clopton, Esq., C.S.A. was born August 9, 1847 at Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama, and died Apr. 18, 1913/1912 . He married Belle Bryan 1873, daughter of John Bryan and Eveline McIllvaine. She was born 1848, and died 1893. Mr. Clopton was educated at La Grange (Alabama) Military Academy, 1860-61, Southern University, Greensboro, Alabama, 1861-1862, and received his LL.B. from the University of Virginia at 1868. He entered the C.S.A. in 1864 and served under General Dan Adams as a member of his escort and later with scouts for the Department of Alabama. He also served as escort to General Buford. He was admitted to the Missouri bar and practiced at St. Louis. He was appointed U.S. Attorney by President Cleveland for the Eastern District of Missouri in 1894. He was an active member of the Democratic State Central Committee.


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  • Created by: Anne Rupert
  • Added: 26 Jul 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7711001
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Hickman Clopton (9 Aug 1848–19 Apr 1913), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7711001, citing Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Anne Rupert (contributor 21366448) .