Clark, John Bullock, Jr.

Life Span
to
Full name
John Bullock Clark Jr.
Place of Birth
Birth Date Certainty
Exact
Death Date Certainty
Exact
Gender
Male
Race
White
Sectional choice
South
Origins
Slave State
Family
Education
Harvard
Other
Other Education
University of Missouri at Columbia
Occupation
Politician
Military
Attorney or Judge
Political Parties
Democratic
Government
US House of Representatives
Military
Confederate Army

John Bullock Clark Jr. (Congressional Biographical Directory)

Reference
CLARK, John Bullock, Jr., (son of John Bullock Clark), a Representative from Missouri; born in Fayette, Howard County, Mo., January 14, 1831; attended Fayette Academy, and the University of Missouri at Columbia; spent two years in California for travel and adventure; returned to the East, and was graduated from the law department of Harvard University in 1854; was admitted to the bar and practiced in Fayette, Mo., from 1855 until the commencement of the Civil War, when he entered the Confederate Army as a lieutenant; promoted successively to the rank of captain, major, colonel, and brigadier general; resumed the practice of law in Fayette, Mo.; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-third and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1873-March 3, 1883); chairman, Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads (Forty-fourth Congress); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1882; clerk of the House of Representatives 1883-1889; engaged in the practice of law in Washington, D.C., until his death there, September 7, 1903; interment in Rock Creek Cemetery.
"Clark, John Bullock, Jr.," Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774 to Present, http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000442.
How to Cite This Page: "Clark, John Bullock, Jr.," House Divided: The Civil War Research Engine at Dickinson College, https://hd.housedivided.dickinson.edu/index.php/node/5394.