George W. Clarke Edit Profile
Moved to Iowa with parents, 1856. Bachelor of Arts, Oskaloosa (Iowa) College, 1877. Bachelor of Laws, law department, Iowa State University, 1878.
Doctor of Laws, Drake U., 1916.
F., Mistress Portia Van Meter, Mistress Frances A. Kinnick. Admitted to Iowa bar, 1878. Practiced at Adel, Iowa.
Member Iowa House of Representatives 4 terms, January 1900-January 1907 (speaker of House, 1904-1907). Lieutenant governor of Iowa, 2 terms, 1909-1913, governor 2 terms, 1913-1917. Dean College of Law, Drake U., 1917-1918.
Practiced law, Des Moines, 1918-1921.
Married Miss Arletta Greene, June 25, 1878. Children: Fred G., Chas.