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Joshua Reuben Clark, Jr
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Birth: Sep. 1, 1871
Tooele County
Utah, USA
Death: Oct. 6, 1961
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

Counselor to three consecutive Presidents of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and was first native Utahn to receive national and international acclaim for his legal and diplomatic skills.
He graduated first in his class at the University of Utah where he for a time worked as secretary to Dr. James E. Talmage, president of the university.
Clark excelled in law school and was elected to the editorial board of the Columbia Law Review. He was then appointed assistant solicitor of the U.S. State Department and as an assistant professor of law at George Washington University. In between his numerous stints of government service, he opened law offices in New York City, Washington, D.C., and Salt Lake City, where he specialized in international and municipal law.
During World War I, He served as a major in the Judge Advocate General's Officers' Reserve Corps and also served on active duty in the U.S. attorney general's office, and later appointed undersecretary of the State Department and named U.S. Ambassador to Mexico.
Called by President Heber J. Grant as a counselor in the Church, as well as President's George Albert Smith and David O. McKay. As a member of the First Presidency of the Mormon Church for twenty-eight years, Clark had a profound influence on the church. In more than sixty years of service to his country and to his church he was recognized for his keen intellect, prodigious work habits, and faith in his country and in his God. As a tribute to his long and distinguished service to his country and to his church, the law school at Brigham Young University is named after him. 
Family links: 
  Luacine Annette Savage Clark (1871 - 1944)*
  Louise Clark Bennion (1899 - 1997)*
  Marianne Savage Clark Sharp (1901 - 1990)*
  Luacine Savage Clark Fox (1914 - 2002)*
*Calculated relationship
Salt Lake City Cemetery
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Created by: Chad Stowell
Record added: Apr 06, 2002
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Joshua Reuben Clark, Jr
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To a great example of what a man of God should be. Thank you for a life of service to God and country. I hope to meet you on the other side. Rest well.
- Craig
 Added: Feb. 14, 2016

- Karen Williams Thorne from Orem Utah
 Added: Jul. 4, 2015

- la vita eterna
 Added: May. 5, 2014
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