Attorney Clarence Darrow was born on April 18, 1857, in Kinsman, Ohio, to Amirus and Emily Darrow. Raised in an agnostic working-class home, Darrow attended Allegheny College and one year of law school at the University of Michigan. Although Darrow obtained a degree from neither Allegheny College nor the University of Michigan, he studied law and entered the Ohio bar in 1878. For the first nine years of his career, Darrow practiced in Ashtabula County, Ohio. In 1887, Darrow relocated to Chicago. His move to Chicago was motivated both by ...

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