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.

Nelson's biographical dictionary and historical reference book of Fayette County, Pennsylvania: containing a condensed history of Pennsylvania, of Fayette County, and the boroughs and townships of the county: also, portraits and biographies of the governors since 1790, and genealogies, family histories and biographies of representative men of the county : illustrated.
Author(s): Shepherd, Henry E.; 1844-1929. ; (Henry Elliot),
Publication: Uniontown, Pa. : S.B. Nelson,
Year: 1900

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