John D. Clarke

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John D. Clarke, 1931

John Davenport Clarke (January 15, 1873 – November 5, 1933) was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from New York.

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Clarke was born in Hobart, New York. He graduated from Lafayette College in 1898 and Brooklyn Law School in 1911. He was assistant to the secretary of mines of the United States Steel Corporation from 1901 until 1907. He was elected to Congress in 1920 and served from March 4, 1921 until March 3, 1925. He was again elected to Congress in 1926 and served from March 4, 1927 until his death in a car crash near Delhi, New York.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
William H. Hill
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 34th congressional district

1921–1925
Succeeded by
Harold S. Tolley
Preceded by
Harold S. Tolley
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 34th congressional district

1927–1933
Succeeded by
Marian W. Clarke