Bill Clay

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Bill Clay
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Missouri's 1st district
In office
January 3, 1969 – January 3, 2001
Preceded byFrank M. Karsten
Succeeded byWilliam Lacy Clay Jr.
Personal details
William Lacy Clay

(1931-04-30) April 30, 1931 (age 91)
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic

William Lacy Clay Sr. (born April 30, 1931) is an American politician from Missouri. As Congressman from Missouri's First District, he represented portions of St. Louis in the U.S. House of Representatives for 32 years.

Clay was elected to the House of Representatives as a Democrat in 1968. He became an advocate for environmentalism, labor issues, and social justice.

Poplar Street Bridge, which connects St. Louis, Missouri, and East St. Louis, Illinois, was renamed on October 7, 2013, Congressman William L. Clay Sr. Bridge.[1]

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  1. "St. Louis bridge renamed for long-time congressman : Stltoday". Archived from the original on 2013-10-13. Retrieved 2018-03-20.

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