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George W. CLARKE

American George W. CLARKE

born George Washington CLARKE

American politician, 21st Governor of Iowa

Source :  Tim DOWLING

Born: on October 24, 1852 in Shelby County, Indiana, United States
Died: on November 28, 1936 in Adel, Iowa, United States


In 1856 the Clarke family moved to Davis County, Iowa, settling one mile east of Drakesville. He taught school in Bloomfield before attending Oskaloosa College, from which he graduated in 1877. Clarke earned a law degree from the University of Iowa in 1878 and then moved to Adel, Iowa. He married Arletta Greene on June 27, 1878. He served four years as Justice of the Peace and in 1882 formed a partnership with John B. White for the practice of law.

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