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Washington A. Clark

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Washington A. Clark, American banker. member Melton & Clark.

Background

Clark, Washington A. was born on February 22, 1842 in James Island, South Carolina, United States. Son of Ephraim Mikell and Susan Jane Clark.

Education

Educated Mount Zion College and South Carolina. College (now University of S. C.).

Career

Admitted to South Carolina. bar, 1871, and began practice at Columbia. Member Melton & Clark. Later associated in practice with Judge Samuel W. Melton.

Became president Carolina National Bank, 1881, now Chairman of the Board Entered army of Commerce.S.A., April 1861. Organized Signal Corps. at Charleston, South Carolina., continuing until surrender of Johnson’s Army at Greensboro, April 26, 1865.

Membership

Member Melton & Clark.

Connections

Married Esther Virginia Melton, December 26, 1866.

father:
Ephraim Mikell

mother:
Susan Jane Clark

spouse:
Esther Virginia Melton