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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; petitions; court filing; candidate flyers; maps of proposed election precincts; proposed budget figures; and newspaper clippings about the election.


  • 1966-1977

Conditions Governing Access

Archives collection material is non-circulating, requires staff retrieval and is available for use by appointment in the reading room.

Biographical / Historical

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. 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 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 chairman of the Alameda Water and Sanitation District. Clement served as a commissioner for district two from 1973 until his death in 1981.


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Personal papers of Commissioners Marjorie "Bunny" Clement and Robert Clement, and documents regarding the incorporation election of the proposed "Jefferson City," were donated to the archives by Angie D'Aurio, from the estate of Bunny Clement in 2004. No transfer form found, date received listed in an accession log but collection was not accessioned at that time.

Related Materials

Series 162: Marjorie E. Clement Papers

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Repository Details

Part of the Jefferson County Archives Repository

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