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Meriwether Lewis Clark, Jr
Birth: Jan. 27, 1846
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Apr. 22, 1899
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA

Established the Louisville (Ky.) Jockey Club, now known as Churchill Downs, and created the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks races in 1875. Grandson of famed explorer William Clark of the Lewis and Clark expedition of 1803 - 1806. (bio by: Mike Maloney) 
Family links: 
  Meriwether Lewis Clark (1809 - 1881)
  Abigail Prather Churchill Clark (1817 - 1852)
  Mary Martin Anderson Clark (1852 - 1934)*
  John Henry Churchill Clark (1874 - 1915)*
  Samuel Churchill Clark (1842 - 1862)*
  Samuel Churchill Clark (1842 - 1862)*
  Mary Eliza Clark (1845 - 1847)*
  Meriwether Lewis Clark (1846 - 1899)
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Suicide by pistol
Cave Hill Cemetery
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: Section A, Lot 699
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jan 01, 2000
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