Character List and Analysis Herbert William Clutter

The head of the Clutter family, Herbert is 48 years old and owns a ranch. He provides well for his family and employs several ranch hands. He is a hard worker, a generous employer, a strict but fair father, and a faithful husband to his bedridden wife. He is a college graduate, having a degree in agriculture from Kansas State University, and a self-made man. He is the embodiment of the American Dream and the pinnacle of respect.

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