- Born in Johnsonville, S.C., Clemmer-McGoury earned a B.S. in commerce from Winthrop in 1936 and a master’s degree in education and counseling from the University of Maryland, College Park.
- The Clemmers were involved in their community, particularly with their church and in education.
Winthrop University, "Clemmer Family Starts Scholarship for Business Students" (2005). Winthrop News 2005. 172.