Clarke, Reader Wright

Long time Whig Party activist, newspaper publisher, and two term member of Congress from Ohio's Sixth District. 

Life Span
to
Full name
Reader Wright Clarke
Place of Birth
Burial Place
Birth Date Certainty
Exact
Death Date Certainty
Exact
Gender
Male
Race
White
Sectional choice
North
Origins
Free State
No. of Siblings
9
No. of Spouses
1
Family

Houton Clarke (father), Nancy Riley Clarke (mother), Sarah Turpin (wife)

Occupation
Politician
Attorney or Judge
Journalist
Relation to Slavery
White non-slaveholder
Political Parties
Whig
Republican
Government
Grant Administration (1869-77)
US House of Representatives
State legislature
Other state government
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