National Affairs: Passing of Clayton

Last week died tall, drawling Federal District Judge Henry De Lamar Clayton, 72, for 17 years a Representative from Alabama. His name, like Sherman's, Volstead's and Mann's, will be remembered when its bearer is forgotten. During his four year chairmanship of the important House Judiciary Committee he wrote the famed Clayton Act, climax of U. S. anti-trust legislation.


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