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Richard Clayter

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Clayter, Richard Leon Lifelong Chicagoan, trial and appellate attorney in general practice law, member of Chicago Bar Association for 50+ years. BA in Sociology - DePaul University, JDD - Loyola School of Law. U.S. Army World War II Veteran. Served on boards of Clarence Darrow Community Center, Abraham Lincoln Center, Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Organization; Commissioner of the Clarence Darrow Commission for First Amendment Freedoms. First African American president of the board of trustees of First Unitarian Church. Membership in The Original Forty Club of Chicago, The Chicago Assembly, The Lambs Club and the Scufflers. Preceded in death by daughter, Adele. Leaves behind wife Brenda; his children Ariana, David, and Richard; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Viewing Hours, Friday, August 9, 2013 from 12:00 PM until 6:00 PM at Unity Funeral Parlors, Inc., 4114 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago. Prepast and Visitation 9:00 AM and Funeral 11:00 AM, Saturday, August 10, 2013 at First Unitarian Church, 5650 S. Woodlawn Ave., Chicago. Interment Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago.
Published in Chicago Sun-Times on Aug. 4, 2013
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