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 John Clark

John Clark

Birth
Blackbird, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Death 14 Aug 1821 (aged 60)
Smyrna, Kent County, Delaware, USA
Burial Smyrna, Kent County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID 7097498 · View Source
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Delaware Governor. He was a New Castle County farmer, when he was appointed as justice of the peace, in 1805. He also was appointed Colonel of the Third Regiment of the Delaware Militia, serving (1807-08). In 1816, he was elected as Federalist the 11th Governor of Delaware, serving until 1821. During his tenure, the Society of the State of Delaware for the Promotion of American Manufactures was established. After leaving office, he served as president of the Commercial Bank of Smyrna, until his death at age 60.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 20 Jan 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7097498
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Clark (1 Feb 1761–14 Aug 1821), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7097498, citing Duck Creek Presbyterian Churchyard, Smyrna, Kent County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .