Clifford was born in Illinois on June 21, 1889. He filed on 12-73-5-W6 and 30-75-9-W6 in 1917 and his homestead records indicate that he served in the military while proving up. Some time between 1917 and 1929, he married Hettie Juanita. Clifford died in Edmonton on July 5, 1966.
Sources: Wagon Trails Grown Over p. 1148