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William Andrews Clark
Birth: Jan. 8, 1839
Connellsville
Fayette County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Mar. 2, 1925
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

US Senator. Born near Connellsville, Pennsylvania, he taught school in Iowa, studied law at the Iowa Wesleyan University, then relocated to Central City, Colorado, in 1862. The following year, he went to Montana, settled in Bannack and became successful in copper mining. As a member of Montana militia, he served as a Major of a battalion that pursued Chief Joseph and his band of Nez Perce Indians to the Bear Paw Mountains of Montana, in 1877. In 1899, he was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate, serving until 1907. Not a candidate for reelection, he resumed his copper mining and also engaged in railroad interests until his death at age 86. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  John Clark (1797 - 1873)
  Mary Andrews Clark (1814 - 1904)
 
 Spouses:
  Katherine Louise Stauffer Clark (1844 - 1893)*
  Anna Eugenia La Chapelle Clark (1878 - 1963)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Clark DeBrabant (1870 - 1939)*
  Charles Walker Clark (1871 - 1933)*
  Infant Clark (1874 - 1874)*
  Katherine Stauffer Clark Morris (1875 - 1974)*
  Jesse Clark (1876 - 1878)*
  William Andrews Clark (1877 - 1934)*
  Francis Paul Clark (1880 - 1896)*
  Andree' Clark (1902 - 1919)*
  Huguette Marcelle Clark (1906 - 2011)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sarah Ann Clark Boner (1837 - 1887)*
  William Andrews Clark (1839 - 1925)
  Joseph Kithcart Clark (1841 - 1903)*
  J. Ross Clark (1850 - 1927)*
  Anna Belle Clark (1855 - 1934)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Cemetery
Bronx
Bronx County
New York, USA
Plot: Oak Hill Plot, Sections 84, 85
 
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Record added: Mar 11, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7255447
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An interesting man! Mark Twain didn't like him much, but his mother was my ggg aunt and my ggg grandmother was his aunt.
- Jane Boyer McGuigan
 Added: Apr. 2, 2015
~WOW~
- Carolyn D Coots/Tankersley
 Added: Feb. 4, 2015
You did so much with your life, I admire you very much.
- Renee
 Added: Jan. 3, 2015
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