Franklin Clark

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Franklin Clark
Member of U.S. House of Representatives
from Maine's 4th district
In office
March 4, 1847 – March 3, 1849
Preceded by John D. McCrate
Succeeded by Rufus K. Goodenow
Member of the
Maine Senate
Personal details
Born August 2, 1801
Wiscasset, Maine
Died August 24, 1874 (aged 73)
Brooklyn, New York
Resting place Green-Wood Cemetery
Political party Democratic

Franklin Clark (August 2, 1801 – August 24, 1874) was a United States Representative from Maine. He was born in Wiscasset on August 2, 1801. He attended the common schools, then engaged in the lumber and shipping business there. He was elected a member of the Maine Senate in 1847. He was elected as a Democrat to the (Thirtieth Congress) (March 4, 1847 – March 3, 1849). After retiring from Congress, he reengaged in the manufacture of lumber, and died in Brooklyn, New York on August 24, 1874. His interment was in Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York.


United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
John D. McCrate
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Maine's 4th congressional district

March 4, 1847–March 3, 1849
Succeeded by
Rufus K. Goodenow