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Clement , Robert F., 1917-1981



Robert F. Clement moved to Jefferson County from his native Oklahoma in 1951. He was a successful home builder in Jefferson County for over 20 years. He was elected as a County Commissioner representing District 2 and served from 1973 to 1981. Commissioner Clement spearheaded the County's acquisition of the Hiwan Homestead Museum, actively promoted the preservation of Jefferson County's history and was a strong advocate of the Open Space program. He was named to the Jefferson County Historical Commission's Hall of Fame in 1979, and Clement Park is named for him. Prior to his election as a Commissioner, Clement was active in the incorporation of the city of Lakewood, served on its first City Council and as Mayor Pro Tem, and was chariman of the Alameda Water and Sanitation District.

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Robert F. Clement Papers, 1966-1977

 Collection — Small collection box 2, Envelope: 1
Identifier: Series-161
Scope and Contents Personal papers of Jefferson County Commissioner Robert F. Clement, Commissioner from 1973-1981. Collection includes correspondence, certificates of election and oath of office. Also included are documents pertaining to the incorporation election of the proposed "Jefferson City" in 1969. Clement was an election commissioner for the election and also ran for the office of Alderman. This folder includes lists of election commissioners, election judges and precinct workers; vote tallies;...
Dates: 1966-1977