John Clayton

Republican Party activist John Middleton Clayton, who was murdered in 1889 in Plumerville (Conway County) after contesting his loss in the 1888 congressional election; circa 1880.

White man with a beard and mustache in suit and bow tie

Photo taken from History of the University of Arkansas by John Hugh Reynolds and David Yancey Thomas (Fayetteville: University of Arkansas, 1910), courtesy of the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Central Arkansas Library System