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Clayton, Henry D., House

Clayton, Alabama
County of Barbour.
National Register Number: 76002259
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling.
Congressional District: AL-2 Certified Local Government: NO

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 8, 1976):
From 1896 to 1929, this was the home of Henry D. Clayton, Jr. (1857-1929), author of the Clayton Anti-Trust Act (1914), which was designed to enumerate and outlaw a number of unfair trade practices and interlocking arrangements that had been the chief tools of monopolists. In 1914, Clayton was appointed a Federal District Judge, where he became recognized as an advocate of judicial reform.


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