Myron Holley Clark

Myron Holley Clark

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
Suggest Edits

19th New York Governor. Before establishing a political career, he served as a Lieutenant Colonel in the New York State Militia. He was Sheriff of Ontario County, New York, president of the village of Canandaigua, and served as a member of the New York State Senate. In 1854, he was elected as a Republican the 19th 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.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

Family Members




How famous was Myron Holley Clark?

Current rating:

18 votes

to cast your vote.

  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Erik Lander
  • Added: 12 Oct 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6848624
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : 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 .