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Walter Eli CLARK

Governor , journalist

Walter Eli Clark (January 7, 1869 – February 4, 1950) was an American journalist and newspaper publisher. In addition to his journalistic activities, he served as the last Governor of the District of Alaska from 1909 to 1912, and the first Governor of Alaska Territory from 1912 to 1913.

Background

Clark was born on January 7, 1869 to Oren Andrus and Jeannette Clark in Ashford, Connecticut.

Education

Graduate Connecticut Normal School, New Britain, 1887. Student Williston Seminary, 1891. B.Ph., Wesleyan University, Connecticut 1895.

Doctor of Letters, 1945.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor and proprietor Charleston (West Virginia) Daily Mail, since 1914.

Connections

Married Lucy Harrison Norvell, June 15, 1898 (died 1928). Married second, Juliet Staunton Clay, August 13, 1929.

father:
Oren

mother:
Emily Janet

wife:
Lucy Harrison

wife:
Juliet Staunton