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Clayton House

 
 
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By Jim Evans, March 17, 2013
1. Clayton House Marker
Inscription. Built in 1916-17, this Georgian revival house was the home of William L. Clayton (1880-1966), founder of Anderson, Clayton, & Co., a cotton trading firm. A leader in public service as well as business, Clayton was a principal architect of the Marshall Plan for economic recovery in Europe after World War II. The two-story brick home features Tuscan columns, paneled pilasters, elliptical fanlight over the front door, and fanlit dormers on the roof.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1988

 
Erected 1988 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 10632.)
 
Location. 29° 43.554′ N, 95° 23.171′ W. Marker is in Houston, Texas, in Harris County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Caroline Street and Oakdale Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is on the south or parking lot end of the walk in front of the building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5300 Caroline St, Houston TX 77004, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. W. L. and Susan Clayton (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Paul's United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away);
Clayton House image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, March 17, 2013
2. Clayton House
First Presbyterian Church of Houston (approx. 0.2 miles away); Holland Lodge No. 1 (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Houston Light Guard (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Waldo Mansion (approx. one mile away); Temple Beth Israel (approx. one mile away); Trinity Episcopal Church (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Houston.
 
Regarding Clayton House. The Clayton House library is one of the top Genealogy
Research Libraries in the United States
 
Also see . . .
1. Clayton House Library Page. (Submitted on March 20, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
2. Friends of the Clayton Library. (Submitted on March 20, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
3. Article on Clayton Library on Genealogy Website. (Submitted on March 20, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 20, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 302 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 20, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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