CLAYTON S. PURDY
CLAYTON S. PURDY – Mr. Purdy, President of Citizen’s Savings Bank in Stamford, CT was an ardent bird hunter and sportsman. He was an APC member/honorary member for 40 years, a Director and past President (1952 & ‘53) and served as the AKC Delegate in 1955. Never using a kennel prefix of his own, he bred and/or owned many fine pointers between 1917 and the 1950’s, including Moscow’s Belle, Gay Ghost Pandora, Leona J.P., Moscow’s Julie (dam of Ch. Tempo), Ch. Tempo’s Trueluck, Ch. Trueluck’s Challenge (two-time APC Specialty Best Of Breed 1952 & ‘53), Pat’s Lee, Ch. Pat’s Dyrk and Ch. Benbrook Trojan. His breeding program utilized prominent Herewithem bloodlines, one of the few “outsiders” Bob Maloney (HOF) would allow to breed to his dogs. His dogs and bitches can be found in outstanding pedigrees, including Richland, Shandown, Bukany, Truewithem and Vilmar.