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 John Bullock Clark Sr.

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John Bullock Clark Sr.

Birth
Madison County, Kentucky, USA
Death 29 Oct 1885 (aged 83)
Fayette, Howard County, Missouri, USA
Burial Fayette, Howard County, Missouri, USA
Plot 10 feet from the road
Memorial ID 8391623 View Source
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Civil War Confederate Brigadier General, US Congressman. Born in Kentucky, he was admitted to the bar in 1824, opened a law practice in Fayette, Missouri and served as clerk of the Howard County courts, 1824 to 1834. During the Black Hawk War 1832, he served as a Colonel of the Missouri Mounted Volunteers and was commissioned a Major General of State Militia in 1848. In 1857, he appointed as a Democratic to the Thirty-fifth Congress and reelected to the next two succeeding congresses serving until 1861. During the Civil War, he served as Brigadier General in command of Missouri's Confederate 3rd Division of Militia and led his troops at the Battle of Wilson's Creek in August 1861. He also served as a Representative in the Second Confederate Congress in 1863. Confederate General John B. Clark, Jr. was his son. After the war, he resumed the practice of law until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Tom DeNardo
  • Added: 16 Feb 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8391623
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/8391623/john-bullock-clark : accessed ), memorial page for John Bullock Clark Sr. (17 Apr 1802–29 Oct 1885), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8391623, citing Fayette City Cemetery, Fayette, Howard County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .