Born: March 11, 1837, Bethlehem (near Albany), New York.
Died: January 27, 1903, Los Angeles, California.
Buried: Los Angeles National Cemetery, Los Angeles, California.
After teaching school (1854-59), Clute graduated from the Michigan Agricultural College, then taught math 1862-66 before studying at Meadville Theological Seminary. He pastored in Vineland and Newark, New Jersey; Keokuk and Iowa City, Iowa; and Pomona, California. He also served as the fourth president of the Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State College) (1889-93) and Florida Agricultural College (1893-97… Go to person page >