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Lawyer

Richard Henry Clarke, American lawyer.

Background

Clarke, Richard Henry was born on July 3, 1827 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Walter and Rachel (Boone) Clarke.

Education

Lineal descendant of Robert Clarke, one of the founders Maryland, 1634. Bachelor of Arts, Georgetown University, 1846, A.M., 1849 (Doctor of Laws, 1872, and St. John’s College).

Career

Admitted to bar, 1848. Practiced at Washington, 1848-1864, New York, since 1864. Was associate with Charles O’Conor in some important cases.

President New York Catholic Protectory. Author: Illustrated History of the Catholic Church in the United States. Lives of the American Catholic Bishops.

Old and New Lights on Columbus. Life of Pope Leo XIII. Home: New York, New York Deceased.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Illustrated History of the Catholic Church in the United States. Lives of the American Catholic Bishops. Old and New Lights on Columbus.

      Life of Pope Leo XIII.

Connections

Married Ada Semmes, near relative of Admiral Raphael Semmes of Commerce.S.N., 1858.

father:
Walter Clarke

mother:
Rachel (Boone) Clarke

spouse:
Ada Semmes