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Champ Clark

AKA James Beauchamp Clark

Born: 7-Mar-1850
Birthplace: Lawrenceburg, KY
Died: 2-Mar-1921
Location of death: Washington, DC [1]
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, City Cemetery, Bowling Green, MO

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Speaker of the US House, 1911-19


[1] Congress Hall Hotel, Washington, DC.

Wife: Genevieve Davis Bennett (m. 1881, four children)
Son: Champ Clark, Jr. (d. in infancy)
Daughter: Anne Hamilton Clark (d. in infancy)
Son: Joel Bennett Clark ("Bennett Champ Clark", US Senator, b. 1890, d. 1954)
Daughter: Genevieve Clark (b. 1894)

    University: University of Kentucky
    University: BA, Bethany College (1873)
    Law School: Cincinnati Law School (1875)
    Administrator: President, Marshall College (1873-74)

    US House Minority Leader (1919-21)
    Speaker of the US House (1911-19)
    US House Minority Leader (1908-11)
    US Congressman, Missouri (4-Mar-1897 to 2-Mar-1921, his death)
    US Congressman, Missouri (4-Mar-1893 to 3-Mar-1895)
    Missouri State House of Representatives (1889-91)
    Missouri State Official Prosecuting Attorney, Pike County (1884-88)
    Missouri State Official Asst. Prosecuting Attorney, Pike County (1881-84)
    Missouri State Official City Attorney, Louisiana, MO and Bowling Green, MO (1878-81)
    Missouri Bar Association 1875


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