Clarence Ulmer Berry was born June 8, 1900, in Jacksonville, Maine, the youngest of twelve children. Before 1942 Berry worked in the woods, on drives and in the mills (with the exception of a short time in Portland and Detroit, Michigan, where he worked as a machinist). After 1942 he worked for the St. Regis Paper Co. Berry was married with seven children and seven grandchildren, and lived in his family home in the town where he was born.
Date of Birth
Jacksonville, Maine, woods, drives, mills, St. Regis Paper Co., singer, “John Roberts”, Muriel Watts
Ethnomusicology | Folklore | Oral History
Berry, Clarence Ulmer, "Clarence Berry" (1900). Maine Song and Story Sampler Artists. 8.