Joseph Sill Clark

Joseph Sill Clark

Birth
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 12 Jan 1990 (aged 88)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Whitemarsh, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot I-270
Memorial ID 9688903 · View Source
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U.S. Senator. Seeking a legal career, he graduated Harvard University in 1923, from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, in 1926, was admitted to the bar and commenced the practice of law in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. During World War II, he served as a Colonel in the U.S. Army Air Corps, (1941-45). After the war, he was city controller of Philadelphia, (1950-52), Mayor of Philadelphia, (1952-56) and a member of board of overseers at Harvard University, (1953-57). In 1957, he was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate, serving until 1969. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he was a professor, Temple University, in 1969 and president of the World Federalists of America, (1969-71).

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Originally Created by: Tim Crutchfield
  • Added: 22 Oct 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9688903
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Sill Clark (21 Oct 1901–12 Jan 1990), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9688903, citing Saint Thomas Episcopal Church Cemetery, Whitemarsh, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .