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Chase Addison Clark

  • Birth 20 Aug 1883 Amo, Hendricks County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 29 Dec 1966 Boise, Ada County, Idaho, USA
  • Burial Idaho Falls, Bonneville County, Idaho, USA
  • Memorial ID 7886921

Idaho Governor. He attended the University of Michigan Law School, was admitted to the bar in 1904, and established a successful legal firm in Mackey, Idaho. He was a member of the Idaho State House of Representatives, 1910-14) and was a judge advocate general of the State of Idaho, (1914-15). During World War I, he served as a Second Lieutenant in a machine gun company, U.S. Army. After the war, he returned to his law practice, was a member of the Idaho State Senate, (1933-36) and was Mayor of Idaho Falls, (1937-38). In 1940, he was elected as a Democrat the 8th Governor of Idaho, serving until 1943. During his tenure, an unfair sales law was enacted, a nonpartisan state board of corrections was created, the senior citizens act was improved and the department of public health was separated into three agencies. After leaving office, he was appointed an Idaho Federal District Court Judge, a position he held until his death at age 83.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Mark Pawelczak
  • Added: 22 Sep 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7886921
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Chase Addison Clark (20 Aug 1883–29 Dec 1966), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7886921, citing Rose Hill Cemetery, Idaho Falls, Bonneville County, Idaho, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .