Clayton was born in Jackson, MS July 24, 1924 and moved
to Texas after the dearth of his mother, when he was
joined the Air Corps in 1943; served as CFC Gunner on
Crew 24 flying 23 combat missions during WWII.
met his wife Janice Hobson in Hawaii on V.J. Day while
his crew was on leave. After is his discharge they moved
to San Antonio, TX where he began a reengineering program
at San Antonio College in fall of 1946.
began is professional career in December 1949 as a Junior
Draftsman in the Engineering Section of CPS.
was recalled for military service in 1950 and then returned
to CPS; He was promoted to draftsman in January 1954
and in May promoted to Technician transferring from
the Electrical Section to the Underground section.
1958, Wall was promoted to Senior Technician.
1966 he was promoted to Senior Technical Engineer.
transferred to Customer Service Department in 1971 upon
his promotion to the Director of Field Services, a position
he held until his retirement on July 31, 1989.
loved sports. While attending San Antonio College he
excelled in basketball and was the first athlete ever
to be awarded the Hallmark Trophy; he also earned the
Outstanding Sportsman Trophy and was a member of Phi
Theta Kappa and National Honor Society. He played basketball
and softball for the Marines and City Recreation Center.
He was also a Score Keeper and an Umpire who was highly
regarded by state and college coaches alike.
and Janice have 3 daughters Susan, Patricia and Joan
and 6 grandchildren.