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Robert Emmett Clarke

Robert Emmett Clarke, American writer, poet. Named editor's choice, The National Library Poetry, 1988, 1989; named one of Best Poets, American Poetry Association, 1988; recipient Golden Poetry award, World Poetry, 1986, 1988, 1989. Precinct committeeman Democratic Party, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, 1944—1948; candidate Ohio Senate Primary, 1944.

Background

  • Clarke, Robert Emmett was born on May 28, 1906 in Cleveland. Son of Robert Emmett and Mary Bernadette (Paquette) Clarke.

  • Career

    • Reporter Cleveland Times, 1925. Assistant manager Uttar Pradesh, 1925—1926. Police reporter Canton Daily News (Ohio), 1926—1927.

      Courthouse and police reporter Akron Times-Press (Ohio), 1927—1930, assistant sports editor. Hotel cashier, 1937—1938. With Thompson Products, 1943—1945, Erie R.R., 1945—1946, Grant Photo Products, 1946—1955.

      With United States Navy, 1942.

    Works

    • The Art of Biblical Poetry
    • Three decades ago, renowned literary expert Robert Alter radically expanded the horizons of biblical scholarship by recasting the Bible as not only a human creation but a work of literary art deserving studied criticism.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Precinct committeeman Democratic Party, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, 1944—1948. Candidate Ohio Senate Primary, 1944.

    Connections

    • father: Robert Emmett Clarke
    • mother: Mary Bernadette (Paquette) Clarke
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    • 1925
      Reporter Cleveland Times
    • 1925 - 1926
      assistant, manager Uttar Pradesh
    • 1926 - 1927
      police reporter Canton Daily News (Ohio)
    • 1937 - 1938
      hotel cashier
    • 1943 - 1945
      with Thompson Products
    • 1945 - 1946
      with Thompson Products
    • 1946 - 1955
      with Thompson Products
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