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 Meriwether Lewis Clark, Jr

Meriwether Lewis Clark, Jr

Birth
Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Death 22 Apr 1899 (aged 53)
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Plot Section A, Lot 699
Memorial ID 7963 · View Source
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Established the Louisville (Ky.) Jockey Club, now known as Churchill Downs, and created the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks races in 1875. Grandson of famed explorer William Clark of the Lewis and Clark expedition of 1803 - 1806.

Bio by: Mike Maloney


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  • Added: 1 Jan 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7963
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Meriwether Lewis Clark, Jr (27 Jan 1846–22 Apr 1899), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7963, citing Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .