Nebraska Authors

Guy L. Clements

AKA: Guy Leland Clements

Born 1888-01-13 Elmwood, NE (USA)

Died 1970-09-09
Elmwood, NE (USA)

Elmwood, NE (USA)
Elmwood Cemetery

Occasional playwright and lifelong banker Guy L. Clements began working as assistant cashier at the American Exchange Bank in Elmwood, Nebraska in 1907 at age 22. He became president in 1938 and continued in that role until his death in 1970. Bess Streeter Aldrich's brother-in-law owned stock in the bank from 1909, and later Bess's husband purchased 20% of the stock and served as Vice President of the bank. Bess saved the bank with an infusion of $75,000 of her own money in 1933.

Places Lived

Elmwood, NE
Stove Creek, NE

Author Of

  • Play/Screenplay


Stage Plays; Banking; Nebraska - Melodrama; Romance


Law Degree


Bank Cashier

Places Worked

American Exchange Bank, Elmwood, NE
Private Law Practice, Elmwood, NE


A Deal in Ducks: A Play in Three Acts. 1921
Spirits and Spooks (play), 1922

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