Clements, Calvin

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Author was born in Jersey City, New Jersey (Febraury 14, 1915) and attended high school for one year. He was a fireboat pilot in the New York City Fire Department, retiring after 20 years. He wrote adventure stories and novels, television plays, and motion picture plays. Clements died on March 11, 1997.

From the guide to the Calvin Clements papers, 1958-1966, (Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries)

Calvin Clements was a television writer and screenwriter during the second half of the twentieth century. Born in 1915, Clements wrote for a number of popular television westerns between the 1950s and 1970s, including "Law of the Plainsman" (1959), "The Rifleman" (1960-1961) and "Gunsmoke" (1964-1974). He also wrote the screenplay for the movie "Firecreek" (1968). Calvin Clements passed away in 1997.

From the description of Calvin Clements papers, 1953-1977. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 77528322

Calvin J. Clements (1915-1997) was born in Jersey City, N.J. He wrote adventure stories, novels, television plays, and motion picture screenplays.

From the description of Calvin Clements papers, 1958-1966. (University of Oregon Libraries). WorldCat record id: 123187794

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creatorOf Clements, Calvin. Gunsmoke-TV. Killer at large / by Calvin Clements. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
creatorOf Calvin Clements papers, 1958-1966 University of Oregon Libraries. Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Clements, Calvin J., 1915-. Desilu playhouse-- "Martin's folly" / by Calvin J. Clements. Bowling Green State University, BGSU Libraries
creatorOf Black, Walter. The innocent, [19--]. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Clements, Calvin. Calvin Clements papers, 1958-1966. University of Oregon Libraries
creatorOf Clements, Calvin. Calvin Clements papers, 1953-1977. Univerisity of Wyoming. American Heritage Center.
creatorOf Clements, Calvin. How the west was won. Part six / Clements, Fast, Mantley, Miller, Wallace. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
creatorOf Clements, Calvin. Gunsmoke: Two tall men. [Producer: Philip Leacock; story consultant: John Mantley]. San Francisco State University Library, J Paul Leonard Library
creatorOf Clements, Calvin. Mobile two. The Informant / by Calvin Clements, Jr. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
creatorOf Clements, Calvin. Gunsmoke - TV: Deputy Festus. [Producer: Philip Leacock; story consultant: John Mantley]. San Francisco State University Library, J Paul Leonard Library
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Birth 1915-02-14

Death 1997-03-11

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