Clay Morrow is SAMCRO's president. He's also it's youngest original member.

Clay is  married to Gemma, a union that's been in place since the death of her first husband in the mid-1990s. Morrow, whose real name is Clarence, struggles with his age and arthritis, which often allows Jax to handle Club affairs.

Clay has served time in prison.

Clay Morrow Quotes

Tig: I got to tell you something, man. I mean it could be bad.
Clay: It already is.
Tig: Those two dead Mexicans in the warehouse hole. I was hitting them.
Clay: Jesus Christ. Both of them?
Tig: Oh yeah. Kind of a taco twofer thing.

Clay: I never sold gun one to the Mexicans, now I need for you to show me a little respect, and give me a few more days for delivery.
Laroy: Don't give a shit about history, or respect. This is about business, old man.
Clay: And I'm telling you, brotha. Give me some more time: really smart business.

Sons of Anarchy Quotes

I'm sorry that the family I was given has created such chaos in the family I've chosen. I hope you know I love you all very much.

Jax

Your father knew the patch was a mistake, and so do you. Look at the violence in the last three days alone. Is that the life you want for your child. If you love him, give him more.

Ashby (to Jax)