John Davidson Clark

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John Davidson Clark (September 26, 1884 – November 6, 1961) was an American anti-trust lawyer and politician. He was a member of the Council of Economic Advisers from 1946 to 1953, including the last three years as Vice Chairman.[1] Prior to joining the Council, Clark served in the Wyoming Legislature.

A native of Fort Collins, Colorado, Clark graduated from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in 1905, and earned a law degree from Columbia Law School in 1907. He began practicing law in Cheyenne, Wyoming, and became Director of American National Bank of Cheyenne in 1919. In 1931, he earned a doctorate from Johns Hopkins University with a dissertation on United States antitrust law.[2]


  1. ^ Former Members of the Council Archived 2012-10-23 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Watkins, Myron W. (1932). "The Federal Trust Policy by John D. Clark". Journal of Political Economy. 40 (3): 414–416. doi:10.1086/254357. JSTOR 1824166.

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