Biographical Sketch of Clement L. Lawley
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CLEMENT L. LAWLEY-A noteworthy figure in the present-day advance of Florence, Massachusetts, is Clement L. Lawley, who has been active in this community for many years, and, in fact, has spent his entire career thus far in the local postal service. Mr. Lawley is interested in various branches of fraternal and community advance, and commands the esteem and confidence of all. He is a son of George M. and Silvia M. (Stockwell) Lawley.
Clement L Lawley was born in Williamsburg, Massachusetts, February 21, 1887. The family removing to Florence in his childhood, he first attended the local schools, then covered a high school course in the Northampton High School, his graduation occurring in the year 1905. As a young man Mr. Lawley entered the Florence Post Office and has now for upwards of two decades been active in this connection. This record is the more remarkable for the fact that changes of political administration have taken place in the National capital, and thus Mr. Lawley’s life is appraised by his long service in this office. During the World War he was active on the various Liberty Loan committees and other branches of the home endeavors of the period. Fraternally, he is affiliated with Jerusalem Lodge, Free and Accepted Masons; Lodge No. 61, Independent Order of Odd Fellows, of which he has been secretary for nine years, also the Encampment, of which he is Past Chief Patriot. He is further identified with Williamsburg Lodge, Knights of Pythias, and Bokar Sanktorum O. O. H. and P. He is a member of the Florence Methodist Episcopal Church.