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Clarence Seward Darrow

Birthdate: (80)
Birthplace: Kinsman Farmdale Area, OH, USA
Death: Died in Chicago, IL, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Amirus Darrow; Ammirus Amarius Darrow; Emily Eddy and Emily Darrow
Husband of <private> Hamerstrom; Ruby Hamertstrom; <private> Ohl and Ruby Darrow
Ex-husband of Jessie Eveline Darrow
Father of Paul Darrow and Paul M. Darrow
Brother of Edward Everett Darrow; <private> Darrow; Mary Darrow; <private> Darrow; <private> Darrow and 10 others

Occupation: lawyer
Managed by: Chad Bouldin
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About Clarence Darrow

Clarence Seward Darrow (April 18, 1857 – March 13, 1938) was an American lawyer and leading member of the American Civil Liberties Union, best known for defending teenage thrill killers Leopold and Loeb in their trial for murdering 14-year-old Bobby Franks (1924) and defending John T. Scopes in the Scopes Trial (1925), in which he opposed William Jennings Bryan (statesman, noted orator, and three time presidential candidate for the Democratic Party). Called a "sophisticated country lawyer", he remains notable for his wit and agnosticism, which marked him as one of the most famous American lawyers and civil libertarians.

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Clarence Darrow's Timeline

April 18, 1857
Kinsman Farmdale Area, OH, USA
December 10, 1883
Age 26
Andover, OH, USA
March 13, 1938
Age 80
Chicago, IL, USA