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Richard Henry Clarke
Birth: Feb. 9, 1843
Dayton
Marengo County
Alabama, USA
Death: Sep. 25, 1906
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA

U.S. Congressman. After graduating from the University of Alabama in July 1861, he served the Civil War as a Lieutenant in the 1st Battalion of Alabama Artillery, Confederate Army. After the war, he studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1867 and commenced to practice law in Dayton, Alabama. He was State solicitor for Marengo County, (1872-76) and prosecuting attorney of the seventh judicial circuit, (1876-77). In 1889, he was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-first Congress and to the next three succeeding Congresses, serving until 1897. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he was a member of the Alabama State House of Representatives, (1900-01) and practiced law until his death at age 63. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouses:
  Mary Katherine Burke Clarke (1842 - 1874)*
  Helen Foote Clarke (1854 - 1927)*
 
 Children:
  William Edward Clarke (____ - 1865)*
  Mary Clifton Clarke (1867 - 1871)*
  Mabel Radford Clarke Foster (1867 - 1932)*
  Kathleen Mary Clarke Foster (1871 - 1896)*
  Helen Gaines Clarke Smith (1879 - 1951)*
  Mary Morris Clarke Seals (1886 - 1981)*
  William Edward Clarke (1888 - 1889)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Magnolia Cemetery
Mobile
Mobile County
Alabama, USA
Plot: A-Main, Range D, Lot 35
 
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Record added: May 10, 2002
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Remembering and Honoring a True Southern Hero. A Confederate Soldier who Bravely and Proudly Fought for Southern Independence During the War of Northern Aggression. Deo Vindice.
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