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Albert Clarke

economist

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

Background

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).

Career

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.

Membership

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

Connections

Married Josephine Briggs, January 21, 1864.

father:
Jedediah Clarke

mother:
Mary (Woodbury) Clarke

spouse:
Josephine Briggs