John C. Clarke

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John C. Clarke was a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly.


Clarke was born on Anglesey in Wales on February 17, 1831.[1] He died on December 14, 1906 and is buried in Wausau, Wisconsin.[2]


Clarke was a member of the Assembly in 1882. Previously, he had been Sheriff of Marathon County, Wisconsin; Chairman of the Marathon County Board; a member of the Wausau City Council and Mayor of Wausau. In 1893, Clarke became Postmaster of Somo, Wisconsin. Additionally, he was a Marathon County municipal judge from 1859 to 1892 and a delegate to the 1876 Democratic National Convention.


  1. ^ "Politicians in the Lumber and Timber Business in Wisconsin". Political Graveyard. Retrieved 2014-01-27.
  2. ^ "John C. Clarke". Find A Grave. Retrieved 2014-01-27.