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Myron Holley Clark
Birth: Oct. 23, 1806
Naples
Ontario County
New York, USA
Death: Aug. 23, 1892
Canandaigua
Ontario County
New York, USA

New York Governor. Before establishing a political career, he served as a Lieutenant Colonel in the New York Militia He was Sheriff of Ontario County, New York, (1837-39), president of the village of Canandaigua, (1850-51) and served as a member of the New York State Senate, (1852-54). In 1854, he was elected as a Republican the 21st Governor of New York, serving until 1857. During tenure, construction was initiated on the Albany Bridge and a prohibition bill was sanctioned. After leaving office, he lived in retirement until his death at age 85. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Joseph Clark (1782 - 1840)
  Mary Sutton Clark (1782 - 1865)
 
 Spouse:
  Zilpha Watkins Clark (1806 - 1877)*
 
 Children:
  Zilpha Clark Backus (1834 - 1915)*
  Mary Lee Clark Thompson (1835 - 1923)*
  Charlotte Elizabeth Clark (1838 - 1929)*
  Abigail Stanley Clark Williams (1843 - 1902)*
 
 Siblings:
  Myron Holley Clark (1806 - 1892)
  Joseph Warner Clark (1808 - 1884)*
  Stephen Watkins Clark (1810 - 1901)*
  Lorenzo Elijah Clark (1812 - 1829)*
  William Sutton Clark (1814 - ____)*
  William Sutton Clark (1814 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Cemetery
Canandaigua
Ontario County
New York, USA
Plot: Section 15 Lot 1
 
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Originally Created by: Erik Lander
Record added: Oct 12, 2002
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