Clarence Arthur Tripp

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Clarence Arthur Tripp (1919–2003) was an American psychologist, writer, and researcher for Alfred Kinsey.[1]

Born on October 4, 1919 in Denton, Texas, Tripp studied at the Rochester Institute of Technology, and was a Navy Veteran.[1]

Tripp worked with Kinsey at the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender and Reproduction in Bloomington, Indiana from 1948 to 1956. He earned a PhD in Clinical psychology from New York University.[2] Tripp drew attention for a book, published posthumously wherein he made the case that Abraham Lincoln had several same-sex relationships.[3]



  1. ^ a b Andy Armitage, Summer 2003. "Gay and Lesbian Humanist: Clarence Arthur Tripp (4 October 1919 – 17 May 2003)" "[1]" Retrieved September 11, 2012.
  2. ^ Martin, Douglas (May 22, 2003). "New York Times obituary". Retrieved December 4, 2013. 
  3. ^ Robert Longley, "C. A. Tripp's Book Asserts Abe Lincoln was Gay: Controversy raged before Tripp's book published" "[2]". Retrieved September 11, 2012

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