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Record Last Updated On: 4/9/2014
Death Date: NOV/11/1916 Interment Date: NOV/14/1916 Birth Date: DEC/27/1860
Age at Death: 55Y10M14D Cause of Death: CEREBRAL HEMORRHAGE
Location at Death:  SAINT JOSEPH / MISSOURI
Physical Location at Death: HOME
Sex: M Nativity: Ethnicity: Caucasian
Occupation:MAYOR OF ST. JOSEPH - TWO TERMS Wholesale Merchant - Paper Company
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Child of: Wellington Clayton & Almira Elizabeth Patee
Spouse of: Mattie M. Gunn
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Father of: Robert Griffin Clayton, Edward Smith Clayton, Alvah Patee Clayton Jr.
Other Known Relatives: Sister, Mrs. F.B. Griffin
Brief Biography: Mr. Alvah Patee Clayton was born December 27, 1860 to Wellington Clayton & Almira Elizabeth Patee in Ashley, Ohio. His mother was the daughter of Alvah Patee Roxanna Smith of Auburn, NY. She later married Samuel Russell. In 1865 his parents moved to Saint Joseph, MO where he attended public schools and Christian Brothers'College. Alvah Patee Clayton started out in the grocery business and became head of Sheridan-Clayton Paper Company. June 15, 1887 he married Miss Mattie M. Gunn daughter of Robert Gunn and Caroline Augusta. They had three children: Robert Griffin Clayton, Edward Smith Clayton, and Alvah Patee Clayton Jr. He made the Moila Temple famous in Saint Joseph by buying camels for Krug Park and taking them to national meetings. He was active in politics as a Democrat and served two terms as mayor. He was buried in Mount Mora in the Clayton Triangle.
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Other Relatives in Plot: Alvah Patee Jr.,Edward Smith Clayton, Jack Woodside Clayton, Mattie Gunn Clayton, Patee Clayton, Robert G. Clayton.
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Section/Range Location: A
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Funeral Home City/State: Saint Joseph, MO
Cost of Interment: 140.00 Date Paid:

Alvah Patee Clayton
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Alvah Patee Clayton
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