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Eric C. Clark

Eric C. Clark, American state official. Named Conservation Legislation of Year, Mississippi Wildlife Federation; recipient Public Service award (2), Mississippi Nature Conservancy, God & Country award, American Family Association. Member Mississippi Baptist Convention Board; Member of Mississippi Historical Society, Mississippi Forestry Association, Mississippi Farm Bureau, Mississippi Economic Council.

Background

  • Clark, Eric C. was born in 1951 in Smith County, Mississippi, United States. Son of John S. and Mame (Craft) Clark.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Millsaps College. Master of Arts, University Mississippi. Doctor of Philosophy in History, Mississippi State University.

    Career

    • Professor history and government Mississippi College, 1989-1995. Manager family tree farm Smith County. Member Mississippi House Representatives, 1980-1996.

      Secretary state State of Mississippi, Jackson, 1996—2008. Executive director Mississippi State Board for Community & Junior Colleges, since 2008.

    Politics

    Churches should be encouraged to teach and preach biblical truth on moral issues and to urge their members to vote according to their beliefs, convictions, and values.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    God alone is the Creator and is alone to be worshipped. The creation was made by God alone, and is to be respected and cared for but not worshipped.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    Christians should read the Bible as part of a faith community, and try to put themselves into the story of God's dealings with humanity.

    Membership

    Member Mississippi Baptist Convention Board. Member of Mississippi Historical Society, Mississippi Forestry Association, Mississippi Farm Bureau, Mississippi Economic Council.

    Connections

    • Married Karan Killebrew. Children: Charles, Catherine.
    • father: John S. Clark
    • mother: Mame (Craft) Clark
    • spouse: Karan Killebrew
    • children: Charles Clark
    • Catherine Clark
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