Methodist clergyman. Born– February 17, 1913, Athens. Parents– Robert Mason and Cora (Holland) Clem. Married– Nelle Echols, August 5, 1936. Children– Three. Education– Birmingham Southern College, A.B., 1937, where he was a member of the unbeaten, untied football team known as “the Southern Squad of 1934″; Emory University, B.D. Served pastorates in churches in Mountain Brook, Fayette, Talladega, Birmingham, and Huntsville; served as district superintendent of the Anniston District of the Methodist Church, 1959-1963. Active in the North Alabama Conference of the United Methodist Church and a delegate to many local and regional conferences and to the World Methodist Conference in London in 1966 and in Dublin in  1976.  Member of the Board of Trustees of Carraway Hospital, Goodwill Industries, and Lake Junaluska Assembly Center, NC; lifetime trustee of Birmingham-Southern College.    Honors– Birmingham Southern, honorary D.D., 1955.  Died March 16, 1999.


Obituary, Birmingham News, March 18, 1999; Who’s Who in Alabama, Vol. 2; and Library of Alabama Lives.


Filing Your Sermon Ideas. New York; Abingdon Press, 1964.