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Milford’s political star:  John M. Clayton

Culture, Headlines, In Memoriam

by Terry Rogers     John M. Clayton, who grew up in Milford, served as Secretary of State under President Zachary Taylor A statue of John M. Clayton stands at the United States Capital, donated to the National Statuary Hall Collection in 1934, stands today, yet very few are aware that his political career began in Delaware and that he …