John Chamberlain Clark

John Chamberlain Clark

Birth
Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 25 Oct 1852 (aged 59)
Elmira, Chemung County, New York, USA
Burial Bainbridge, Chenango County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 7154786 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He graduated from Williams College, in 1811, was admitted to the bar and commenced practice law in Hamilton, New York. There he was Chenango County District Attorney, (1823-27). In 1827, he was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twentieth Congress, serving until 1829, elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth Congress, (1837-39), reelected as a Whig to the Twenty-sixth and Twenty-seventh Congresses, serving (1839-43). Not running for reelection, he practiced law, served as the First Auditor of the Treasury, in 1849 and engaged in the lumber business until his death at age 59.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 6 Feb 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7154786
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Chamberlain Clark (14 Jan 1793–25 Oct 1852), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7154786, citing Saint Peters Churchyard, Bainbridge, Chenango County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .