Advertisement

 Clark Burdick

Advertisement

Clark Burdick Famous memorial

Birth
Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island, USA
Death
27 Aug 1948 (aged 80)
Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island, USA
Burial
Portsmouth, Newport County, Rhode Island, USA
Memorial ID
6947022 View Source

U.S. Congressman. He the Harvard Law School, (1893-95), was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Newport, Rhode Island. He w as president of the Newport Trust Company, a member of the 1st Division, Rhode Island Naval Militia, (1896-97) and a member of the Newport City School Board, (1899-1901). He also was Newport City Solicitor, (1901-02, 07-08), a member of the Rhode Island State House of Representatives, (1906-08), Chairman of the Newport City Council, (1906-16), served in the Rhode Island State Senate, (1915-16) and was Mayor of Newport, (1917-18). In 1919, he was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-sixth Congress and to the next six succeeding Congresses, serving until 1933. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he practiced law and engaged in banking interests until his death at age 80.

U.S. Congressman. He the Harvard Law School, (1893-95), was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Newport, Rhode Island. He w as president of the Newport Trust Company, a member of the 1st Division, Rhode Island Naval Militia, (1896-97) and a member of the Newport City School Board, (1899-1901). He also was Newport City Solicitor, (1901-02, 07-08), a member of the Rhode Island State House of Representatives, (1906-08), Chairman of the Newport City Council, (1906-16), served in the Rhode Island State Senate, (1915-16) and was Mayor of Newport, (1917-18). In 1919, he was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-sixth Congress and to the next six succeeding Congresses, serving until 1933. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he practiced law and engaged in banking interests until his death at age 80.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


Flowers

In their memory
Plant Memorial Trees

Advertisement

Advertisement

How famous was Clark Burdick?

Current rating: 3.3 out of 5 stars

20 votes

Sign-in to cast your vote.

  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 23 Nov 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 6947022
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6947022/clark-burdick: accessed ), memorial page for Clark Burdick (13 Jan 1868–27 Aug 1948), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6947022, citing Saint Mary's Episcopal Churchyard, Portsmouth, Newport County, Rhode Island, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.