Beverly Leonidas Clarke

Beverly Leonidas Clarke

Birth
Chesterfield County, Virginia, USA
Death 17 Mar 1860 (aged 51)
Guatemala
Burial Frankfort, Franklin County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 7644469 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. Moving to Kentucky in 1823, he studied law, graduated from the Lexington Law School in 1831, was admitted to the bar in 1833 and proceeded to practice law in Franklin, Kentucky. He was a member of the Kentucky State House of Representatives, (1841-42) and elected as a Democrat to the Thirtieth Congress, serving (1847-49). After his term, he was appointed by President Buchanan Minister to Guatemala, in 1858 and was also accredited to Honduras, serving until his death at age 51.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 7644469
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Beverly Leonidas Clarke (11 Feb 1809–17 Mar 1860), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7644469, citing Frankfort Cemetery, Frankfort, Franklin County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .