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Joseph Wales Clift
Birth: Sep. 1, 1836
Marshfield
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: May 2, 1908
Rock City Falls
Saratoga County
New York, USA

US Congressman. He graduated from Harvard University Medical School, joined the Union Army as a surgeon in 1862, and served in the Army until 1866. After the Civil War he practiced medicine in Savannah, Georgia and was appointed Savannah's Registrar of Voters during Reconstruction. Clift was elected to the US House as a Republican when Georgia was readmitted to the Union and served a partial term, July 1868 to March 1869. In 1869 he presented credentials indicating he had been reelected to a full term, but the House determined that he was not entitled to the seat. Clift then relocated to Massachusetts and resumed the practice of medicine. (bio by: Bill McKern) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Wales Rogers Clift (1804 - 1878)
  Susan Wildes Clift (1808 - 1897)
 
 Siblings:
  Joseph Wales Clift (1836 - 1908)
  James Clift (1838 - 1867)*
  Selima Clift (1842 - 1865)*
  Susan Wildes Clift (1848 - 1914)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Two Mile Cemetery
Marshfield
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Bill McKern
Record added: Sep 02, 2006
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Joseph Wales Clift
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