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Maple Hill Cemetary Stroll, 5/8/05 CLEMENT CLAIRBORNE CLAY ..............................N Walker

Clement Clay, 1817-1882, (portrayed by Rob Henshaw) served as a United States Senator from Alabama from 1853 to 1861. Also served as a Member of the Alabama State House of Representatives in 1842, State Court Judge in 1846, and Senator from Alabama in the Confederate Congress from 1862 to 1864. At one time he was suspected of conspiring to assassinate President Abraham Lincoln and spent nearly a year in prison after the Civil War. Sen. Henshaw's wife, Virginia (Ginger Henshaw) was active in the Women's Suffrage Movement.