Clements, Earle C.

Clements, Earle C.

(1896–1985) U.S. representative/senator; born in Morganfield, Ky. A Democrat, he served Kentucky as a U.S. representative (1944–47), governor (1947–50), and U.S. senator (1950–56). In the Senate he served as party whip.
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