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Clark, William Andrews, 1839-1925

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    • Clark, William A. (William Andrews), 1839-1925
    • Clark, W. A. (William Andrews), 1839-1925
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    • found: Baeyens, André. Le sénateur qui aimait la France, c2005:t.p. (William Andrews Clark)
    • found: LC database, Oct. 24, 2006(hdg.: Clark, William Andrews, 1893-1925; old cat. hdg.: Clark, William Andrews, 1839-)
    • found: Wikipedia www encic., Oct. 24, 2006(William Andrews Clark; b. Jan. 8, 1839, Connellsville, Pa.; d. Mar. 2, 1925, New York City; banker and businessman in Montana, later served as U.S. Senator from Montana from 1899 to 1900 and again from 1901-1907; reknown for his important art collection later donated to the Corcoran Gallery)
    • found: Watson, W.M. Italian Renaissance maiolica from the William A. Clark collection, 1986:CIP t.p. (William A. Clark) front matter (senator)
    • found: Illustrated handbook of the W.A. Clark collection, 1932.
    • found: Biographical directory of the United States Congress, viewed Sept. 28, 2018(Clark, William Andrews, a Senator from Montana; born near Connellsville, Fayette County, Pa., January 8, 1839; attended the common schools and the Laurel Hill Academy; in 1856 moved with his parents to Iowa, where he taught school; while teaching, studied law at the Iowa Wesleyan University at Mount Pleasant; worked in the quartz mines near Central City, Gilpin County, Colo., in 1862; went to Montana in 1863 and settled in Bannack, Beaverhead County, and engaged in placer mining for two years; engaged in various mercantile pursuits in Blackfoot and Helena and in banking at Deer Lodge; major of a battalion that pursued Chief Joseph and his band of Nez Perce to the Bear Paw Mountains of Montana in 1877; president of the State constitutional convention in 1884 and of the second constitutional convention in 1889; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate for the term commencing March 4, 1899; took his seat December 4, 1899, and vacated his seat on May 15, 1900, before a resolution declaring his election void because of election fraud could be adopted; appointed to fill the vacancy caused by his own resignation, but did not qualify; again elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1901, and served from March 4, 1901, to March 3, 1907; was not a candidate for reelection; resumed his copper mining, banking, and railroad interests; resident of New York City until his death there on March 2, 1925; interment in Woodlawn Cemetery)
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