Paul F. Clark

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Paul Fenimore Clark (July 14, 1861 – June 2, 1932) was a politician in the state of Nebraska.

Biography[edit]

Clark was born in Green Lake, Wisconsin[1] on July 14, 1861, the son of John Averill Clark and Laura Cornelia Pomeroy Clark. His distant relatives included William Cooper, James Fenimore Cooper, and Paul Fenimore Cooper. He spent his childhood on a farm in St. Edward, Nebraska[2] and attended the University of Nebraska.[2] He was a member of the Masons.[2][3] After he retired around 1912, he and his wife moved to California.[2] Clark died on June 2, 1932[2][3] in Willow Glen, San Jose, California.[3]

Career[edit]

Clark served as a member of the Nebraska House of Representatives, elected in 1905. He was an unsuccessful candidate for U.S. Representative from Nebraska in 1912.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nebraska Blue Book. 1899. Lincoln: State Journal Company, p. 549.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Paul F. Clark Dies on Coast". The Lincoln Star. June 3, 1932. p. 1. Retrieved March 13, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication - free to read
  3. ^ a b c "Prominent Mason of San Jose Dies at Willow Glen". Santa Cruz Sentinel. June 9, 1932. p. 9. Retrieved March 13, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication - free to read