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Albert Clarke

Albert Clarke, American economist. member Vt; member Mass; member United States Industrial Commn.


  • Clarke, Albert was born on October 13, 1840 in Granville, Vermont, United States. Son of Jedediah and Mary (Woodbury) Clarke.

  • Education

    • Graduate Barre, Vermont, Academy, 1859. (honorary Master of Arts, Dartmouth, 1888).


    • Enlisted 13th Vermont Infantry, August, 1862. Thrice promoted; commanded company Gettysburg and captured cannon and prisoners. Practiced law at Montpelier, Vermont, 1859-1865.

      Editor and most of time proprietor St. Albans (Vermont) Messenger, 1868-1880. On staff Boston Daily Advertiser, 1883-1885. President Vermont & Canada R.R., 1885-1886.

      Editor and manager Rutland (Vermont) Herald, 1886-1889. Secretary Home Market Club, Boston, July, since 1889. Colonel on staff of Governor Dillingham of Vermont, 1865.

      Member Vermont senate, 1874. Member Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1896-1898. Editor Home Market Bulletin (then Profectionist Magazine), since 1899.

      Member United States Industrial Commission, 1899-1902 (chairman 1901-1902). Judge advisory general G.A.R., 1897. Home: Brookline, Mass.


    Member Vt; member Mass. Member United States Industrial Commn.


    • Married Josephine Briggs, January 21, 1864.
    • father: Jedediah Clarke
    • mother: Mary (Woodbury) Clarke
    • spouse: Josephine Briggs
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    Born October 13, 1840
    Died 1911
    (aged 70)