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Flowers left for James Clarke
Washington Post, Oct.4,1916-Little Rock, Ark., Oct.3-Simplicity marked the funeral of U.S. Senator James P. Clarke here today. The services were held at the home of the late senator, which could hold only a small part of the large number that assempled to pay a last tribute of respect. He was President pro tempore of the Senate. He suffered a stroke of apoplexy Friday and never regained consciousness. He was born in Yazoo City, Miss. Aug.18,1834. He graduated from the Helena law dept. of the Univ. Of Virginia in 1878. He began the practice of law in Arkansas in 1879. He was elected Governor in 1894, and elected to Senate in 1903, 1909 and 1915. He was married to Miss Sallie Moore Nov.15,1882 in Helena. She and a son and two daughters survive.
- Paul V. Isbell
 Added: Apr. 30, 2011

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