Horace F. Clark
Horace Francis Clark (November 29, 1815 – June 19, 1873) was a railroad executive and U.S. Representative from New York.
Born in Southbury, Connecticut, Clark graduated from Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts, in 1833. He was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in New York City in 1837. In 1848 he married Maria Louisia Vanderbilt, the daughter of Cornelius Vanderbilt. As a result of this family connection, Clark became involved in several of Vanderbilt's business ventures, including shipping, banking, and railroads
He became director of the New York and Harlem Railroad, and subsequently was president of Union Pacific Railroad, Michigan Southern Railroad, and many other railroads. He was active manager of the Western Union Telegraph and president of the Union Trust.
- United States Congress. "Horace F. Clark (id: C000435)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- Horace F. Clark at Find a Grave
Thomas Alexander Scott
|President of Union Pacific Railroad
|United States House of Representatives|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 8th congressional district
Isaac C. Delaplaine
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