Governor James Clark Records
Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives Frankfort, KY 40601-0537 USA
Collection is open for research.
Governor James Clark Records, 1836-1839, Ky-Ar1172, Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, Frankfort.
4.0 cubic ft.
Governor James Clark served in office from 1836-1839 as a Whig Party affiliate. Originally from Virginia, Governor Clark resided in Clark County, KY. His occupation was a Lawyer and Judge. As a judge, James Clark is noted for rendering a decision which initiated the Old Court/New Court controversy. The first common schools were created during Clark's administration. Governor James Clark died in office.
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