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Abraham Clark

congressman

Abraham Clark, American congressman. member New Jersey Committee of Safety, 1774, later secretary; member New Jersey Provincial Congress which drafted 1st New Jersey Constitution; member Continental Congress, 1779-1783, 87-88; member New Jersey Assembly, 1782-1787; member United States House of Representatives from New Jersey, 2d-3d congresses, 1791-1794.

Background

Clark, Abraham was born on February 15, 1726 in Elizabeth-town, New Jersey, United States. Son of Thomas Clark.

Career

Delegate to Annapolis Convention, 1786.

Membership

Member New Jersey Committee of Safety, 1774, later secretary. Member New Jersey Provincial Congress which drafted 1st New Jersey Constitution. Member Continental Congress, 1779-1783, 87-88.

Member New Jersey Assembly, 1782-1787. Member United States House of Representatives from New Jersey, 2d-3d congresses, 1791-1794.

Connections

Married Sarah Hatfield, 1749, 10 children.

father:
Thomas Clark. Clark

spouse:
Sarah Hatfield