Freeman Clarke

Freeman Clarke

Birth
Troy, Rensselaer County, New York, USA
Death 24 Jun 1887 (aged 78)
Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA
Burial Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA
Plot Section S, Lot 120
Memorial ID 7258037 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He was successful in financial endeavors as a director and president of numerous banks, railroads, telegraph and trust companies in New York City. He was a delegate to the Whig National Convention at Baltimore in 1852 and vice president of the first Republican State convention of New York, in 1854. In 1863, he was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth Congress, serving until 1865. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he was appointed Comptroller of the Currency, serving (1865-67). He was again elected to the Forty-second and Forty-third Congresses, serving (1871-75). After his term, he resumed his former business pursuits until his death at age 78.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 7258037
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Freeman Clarke (22 Mar 1809–24 Jun 1887), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7258037, citing Mount Hope Cemetery, Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .