Fayette County Genealogy Project
HON. WILLIAM A. CLARK, a son of Joseph and Polly Clark, was born near New Haven, and in early life went west, where he accumulated his present vast fortune, principally in mining. He married Katherine Stouffer, a daughter of Martin and Charlotte Stouffer, of Connellsville, who died in New York city several years ago, leaving four children. Mr. Clark has large mines and factories, and owns a plantation of thirty-two thousand acres in Mexico. His contested election as United States Senator from Montana in January, 1899, is now a matter of history. Mr. Clark is a Democrat politically.