Former owner of the WXYZ radio station in Detroit who created The Lone Ranger and The Green Hornet characters.
He was practicing entertainment law in Detroit when a local movie theater owner offered him 25% of the business in exchange for his services.
After his theater chain was bought out by Adolph Zukor he became an executive of Detroit's WXYZ, where he developed a reputation for miserliness.
He was born in Norwalk, Ohio.
Clayton Moore came to star on the television series The Lone Ranger, based on his radio station's invention.