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James W. Clark





James W. Clark, was born in Bertie County, N. C., March 2, 1781; graduated from Princeton College in 1796; member of the house of commons of North Carolina in 1802, 1803, and 1811; Presidential elector on the Madison ticket in 1812; member of the State senate in l812, 1813, and 1814; elected a Representative to the Fourteenth Congress as a Democrat; appointed by Secretary Branch chief clerk of the Navy Department in 1828; died at Washington, D. C., January, 1844.  




Source: A Biographical Congressional Directory, 1774 to 1903, Washington, Government Printing Office, 1903

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