CLARK, Daniel, a Delegate from the Territory of Orleans; born in Sligo, Ireland, about 1766;
educated at Eton and other colleges in England; immigrated to the United States in 1786 and settled in
New Orleans, La.; engaged in land speculation and banking; appointed a member of the first
legislative council for the Territory of Orleans, but declined; elected to the Ninth and Tenth Congresses
and served from December 1, 1806, to March 3, 1809; was an unsuccessful candidate for
renomination in 1808; died in New Orleans, La., August 16, 1813; interred in St. Louis Cemetery
BibliographyWohl, Michael S. A Man in the Shadow: The Life of
Daniel Clark. Ph.D. diss., Tulane University, 1984.