Kate Upson Clark

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Catherine Pickens Upson Clark (February 22, 1851[1] - February 18, 1935) was a writer. She wrote articles for Godey's Lady's Book, Atlantic Monthly, Christian Herald, and Harper's magazine. She was an editor of the Springfield Republican, Good Cheer Magazine, and later the New York Evening Post. She published several books, short stories, and one novel.[2]


She was born in Camden, Alabama[1] in 1851 to Edwin Upson and Priscilla Maxwell. She was raised in Charlemont, Massachusetts and she graduated from Wheaton Female Seminary in Norton, Massachusetts in 1869. In 1874 she married Edward Perkins Clark, and they had three sons, Charles Upson Clark, John Kirkland Clark and George Maxwell Clark.[1][2] She died on February 18, 1935.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d "Kate Upson Clark, Author, Dies At 83; Mother of Three Well Known Men Also Was Civic Leadert Editor and Lecturer,". New York Times. February 18, 1935. Retrieved 2010-10-08.
  2. ^ a b "Kate Upson Clark Papers, 1893-1935". Sophia Smith Collection. Retrieved 2010-10-08.

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