CLARK, Franklin, (1801 - 1874)


CLARK, Franklin, a Representative from Maine; born in Wiscasset, Lincoln County, Maine, August 2, 1801; attended the common schools; engaged in the lumber and shipping business in Wiscasset; member of the State senate in 1847; elected as a Democrat to the Thirtieth Congress (March 4, 1847-March 3, 1849); engaged in the manufacture of lumber; an executive councilor in 1855; died in Brooklyn, N.Y., on August 24, 1874; interment in Greenwood Cemetery.