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Clarence Darrow
Clarence Darrow
Clarence Darrow.
BornApril 18, 1857
Kinsman, Ohio
DiedMarch 13, 1938
Chicago, Illinois
American lawyer. One of the most prominent and famous defense attorneys in the United States in the early 1900s. Best known for representing Tennessee teacher John T. Scopes in his 1925 trial on charges of teaching Darwinist evolution theory in a public high school.

The repository contains two quotes from Clarence Darrow.

Politics and Government

When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President. Now Iím beginning to believe it.


I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with great pleasure.