Henry (Harry) Esmond Clinton
City of Troy

This biography is from Troy and Rensselaer County, New York, Volume III, by Rutherford Hayner, Lewis Historical Publishing Company, Inc., New York and Chicago, 1925. It was submitted by Debby Masterson.

HENRY (HARRY) ESMOND CLINTON is the son of Lawrence and Mary F. Dolan, of Troy, New York, both of whom are deceased. Lawrence Clinton was born in DubHn, Ireland, coming to America when he was very young with his brothers: Charles, Henry, John, James, George, Dewitt and Frank, and his sisters: Mary and Margaret. He married, at Troy, New York, January, 1876, Mary F. Dolan, who was born at Mooers, New York. The issue of the marriage was: Henry (Harry) E., of further mention; and Mary G.

Henry (Harry) E. Clinton, an attorney-at-law of Troy, received his education at St. Lawrence's German School, and later entered the La Salle Institute, of Troy, New York, graduating with the class of 1898. He then took up the study of law in the law offices of King & King, in the city of Troy. Later he entered Union University, where he remained a short period and was transferred to the Albany Law School (Union University), graduating with the class of 1901 and receiving his degree of Bachelor of Laws. He tried the bar examination and was admitted to practice law both in the United States courts and New York State courts in 1902. He became associated in the practice of law with Thomas F. Bowers, of the city of Troy, and remained there until the year of 1915, and then engaged in the practice of his profession for himself and is now located in the Savings Bank building in the city of Troy, New York.

Mr. Clinton is a member of the Rensselaer County Bar Association, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, Union Chapter of the Delta Chi fraternity, a charter member of the Delta Chi Corporation of Albany, New York, and also a member of the Albany Law School Alumni.

Mr. Clinton married (first) September 25, 1908, Mary T. Egan, daughter of Martin and Mary Egan, of Troy, New York, both deceased. Three sons were born to this marriage: T. Powers, Harry E., Jr., and Lawrence A. In March, 1915, Mrs. Clinton died, and Mr. Clinton married (second), on July 19, 1917, Genevieve Otterson, of Troy, New York.

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