Dudley Field Malone

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5 October 1882 New York, USA
Dudley Field Malone has served as William Jennings Bryan's Third Assistant Secretary when the Great Commoner was Woodrow Wilson's Secretary of State. After that Malone was an international divorce lawyer. In 1925 Malone was one of the lawyers who defended John T. Scopes in the famous "Monkey Trial". Responding to Bryan's argument against admitting scientific testimony, Malone gave the greatest speech of the trial in defense of Academic Freedom.