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 Myron Holley Clark

Myron Holley Clark

Birth
Naples, Ontario County, New York, USA
Death 23 Aug 1892 (aged 85)
Canandaigua, Ontario County, New York, USA
Burial Canandaigua, Ontario County, New York, USA
Plot Section 15 Lot 1
Memorial ID 6848624 · View Source
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New York Governor. Before establishing a political career, he served as a Lieutenant Colonel in the New York Militia He was Sheriff of Ontario County, New York, (1837-39), president of the village of Canandaigua, (1850-51) and served as a member of the New York State Senate, (1852-54). In 1854, he was elected as a Republican the 21st Governor of New York, serving until 1857. During tenure, construction was initiated on the Albany Bridge and a prohibition bill was sanctioned. After leaving office, he lived in retirement until his death at age 85.

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  • Originally Created by: Erik Lander
  • Added: 12 Oct 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6848624
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Myron Holley Clark (23 Oct 1806–23 Aug 1892), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6848624, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Canandaigua, Ontario County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .