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Meriwether Lewis Clark, Jr
Birth: Jan. 27, 1846
Death: Apr. 22, 1899

Established the Louisville (Ky.) Jockey Club, now known as Churchill Downs, and created the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks races in 1875. Grandson of famed explorer William Clark of the Lewis and Clark expedition of 1803 - 1806. (bio by: Mike Maloney) 
 
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 Parents:
  Meriwether Lewis Clark (1809 - 1881)
  Abigail Prather Churchill Clark (1817 - 1852)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Martin Clark (____ - 1934)*
 
 Children:
  John Henry Churchill Clark (1874 - 1915)*
 
 Siblings:
  Samuel Churchill Clark (1842 - 1862)*
  Mary Eliza Clark (1845 - 1847)*
  Meriwether Lewis Clark (1846 - 1899)
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Suicide by pistol
 
Burial:
Cave Hill Cemetery
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: Section A, Lot 699
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jan 01, 2000
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Meriwether Lewis Clark, Jr
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Rest in Peace.
- Suzanne Hackworth Thornburg
 Added: Mar. 16, 2014
May GOD Bless you as you have blessed all of us!
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Feb. 21, 2014

- DENA ANN
 Added: Jan. 27, 2014
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