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 Lot Clark

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Lot Clark

Birth
Hillsdale, Columbia County, New York, USA
Death 18 Dec 1862 (aged 74)
Buffalo, Erie County, New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Section 24, Lot 4434
Memorial ID 3865 View Source
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US Congressman. Born in Hillsdale, New York, he pursued academic studies, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1816 and practiced law in Norwich, New York. There he was district attorney of Chenango County, (1822-23) and was elected as a Crawford Republican to the Eighteenth Congress, serving (1823-25). After leaving Congress, he again served as district attorney of Chenango County, (1828-29), was president of the Lockport Bank in 1829 and was an agent for the Albany Land Company. Moving to Buffalo, New York, in 1835, he was projector of the first wire-cable bridge over the Niagara chasm and president of the Suspension Bridge Company until his death at age 74.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 6 Nov 1998
  • Find a Grave Memorial 3865
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/3865/lot-clark : accessed ), memorial page for Lot Clark (23 May 1788–18 Dec 1862), Find a Grave Memorial ID 3865, citing Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .