- John Middleton,1796–1856, U.S. jurist and politician: senator 1829–36, 1845–49, 1853–56; secretary of state 1849–50.
- a city in E Missouri, near St. Louis.
- a male given name.
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Examples from the Web for clayton
Clayton businesses and buildings are preparing for lockdowns as the Buzz Westfall Center in Clayton where the grand jury meets.
I work at a law firm in Clayton, Mo., where they are holding the grand jury for the case.
Protest leaders talk of boycotting and marching through Clayton again to shut down area businesses.
On August 18, an IED killed Private First Class Morris Walker and Staff Sergeant Clayton Bowen during a reconnaissance mission.We Lost Soldiers in the Hunt for Bergdahl, a Guy Who Walked Off in the Dead of Night
Nathan Bradley Bethea
June 2, 2014
The fate of Clayton Derrell Lockett, whose execution was botched on Tuesday night, was hardly unusual.Lethal Injection Leads to the Most Botched Executions
Austin Sarat, Robert Henry Weaver, Heather Richard
April 30, 2014
"Not now," said Mr Clayton, softened by my returning warmth.
How sich a deep 'un as Clayton ever trusted him, I can't tell.
The prayer concluded, Mr Clayton coldly requested me to retire.
Again I beheld Mr Clayton immersed in the doings of the place.
Clayton knew it very well, and the trick of examining the books was all a fudge.