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Walter Eli CLARK

Walter Eli Clark (January 7, 1869 – February 4, 1950) was an American journalist and newspaper publisher. In addition to his journalistic activities, he served as the last Governor of the District of Alaska from 1909 to 1912, and the first Governor of Alaska Territory from 1912 to 1913.

Background

  • Clark was born on January 7, 1869 to Oren Andrus and Jeannette Clark in Ashford, Connecticut.

  • Education

    • Graduate Connecticut Normal School, New Britain, 1887. Student Williston Seminary, 1891. B.Ph., Wesleyan University, Connecticut 1895.

      Doctor of Letters, 1945.

    Works

    • Editor and proprietor Charleston (West Virginia) Daily Mail, since 1914.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Connections

    • Married Lucy Harrison Norvell, June 15, 1898 (died 1928). Married second, Juliet Staunton Clay, August 13, 1929.
    • father: Oren
    • mother: Emily Janet
    • Wife: Lucy Harrison
    • Wife: Juliet Staunton
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    Born January 7, 1869
    Died February 4, 1950
    (aged 81)
    Nationality
    • 1887
      Connecticut State Normal School

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      • Williston Seminary
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    • College/University
      • Williston Seminary
      • Connecticut State Normal School
    • Religions
      • Presbyterian
    • Works
      • Editor and proprietor Charleston (West Virginia) Daily Mail, since 1914.
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