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Washington A. Clark

Washington A. Clark, American banker. member Melton & Clark.


  • Clark, Washington A. was born on February 22, 1842 in James Island, South Carolina, United States. Son of Ephraim Mikell and Susan Jane Clark.

  • Education

    • Educated Mount Zion College and South Carolina. College (now University of S. C.).


    • Admitted to South Carolina. bar, 1871, and began practice at Columbia. Member Melton & Clark. Later associated in practice with Judge Samuel W. Melton.

      Became president Carolina National Bank, 1881, now Chairman of the Board Entered army of Commerce.S.A., April 1861. Organized Signal Corps. at Charleston, South Carolina., continuing until surrender of Johnson’s Army at Greensboro, April 26, 1865.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Member Melton & Clark.


    • Married Esther Virginia Melton, December 26, 1866.
    • father: Ephraim Mikell
    • mother: Susan Jane Clark
    • spouse: Esther Virginia Melton
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    Born February 22, 1842
    Died March 7, 1931
    (aged 89)