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us: Clarke, James P. (James Paul), 1854-1916

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    • James Paul
  • Addtional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1854-08-18
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1916-10-01
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Yazoo City (Miss.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Little Rock (Ark.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Virginia. Department of Law
        • Affiliation End: 1878
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Arkansas. General Assembly. House of Representatives
        • Affiliation Start: 1886
        • Affiliation End: 1888
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Arkansas. General Assembly. Senate
        • Affiliation Start: 1888
        • Affiliation End: 1892
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Arkansas. Office of the Attorney General
        • Affiliation Start: 1992
        • Affiliation End: 1894
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
        • Affiliation Start: 1903
        • Affiliation End: 1916
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Democratic Party (U.S.)
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        (lcsh) Legislators
          (lcsh) Lawyers
            (lcsh) Governors
              (lcsh) Attorneys general
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          • Sources

            • found: NUCMC data from Arkansas History Commission for His Letter, 1901 (James P. Clarke)
            • found: LC database, Aug. 25, 2009 (old cat. hdg: Clarke, James P., 1854-1916)
            • found: Online bio. dir. of U.S. Congress, viewed Aug. 25, 2009 (Clarke, James Paul; lawyer, Arkansas state legislator, attorney general of Arkansas (1892-1894), state governor (1895-1896), and U.S. senator (1903-1916); b. Yazoo City, Miss., Aug. 18, 1854; d. Little Rock, Ark., Oct. 1, 1916)
            • found: Biog. dir. of the U.S. Congress website, October 15, 2015 (Clarke, James Paul, a Senator from Arkansas; born in Yazoo City, Yazoo County, Miss., August 18, 1854; attended the public schools and Professor Tutwilder's Academy, Greenbrier, Ala.; graduated from the law department of the University of Virginia at Charlottesville in 1878; admitted to the bar in 1879 and commenced practice in Helena, Phillips County, Ark.; member, State house of representatives 1886-1888; member, State senate 1888-1892, serving as president in 1891 and ex officio lieutenant governor; attorney general of Arkansas 1892-1894; declined to be a candidate for renomination; Governor of Arkansas 1895-1896; moved to Little Rock, Ark., in 1897 and resumed the practice of law; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1903; reelected in 1909 and again in 1915 and served from March 4, 1903, until his death on October 1, 1916; served as President pro tempore of the Senate during the Sixty-third and Sixty-fourth Congresses; chairman, Committee on Disposition of Useless Executive Papers (Sixty-first and Sixty-second Congresses), Committee on Commerce (Sixty-third and Sixty-fourth Congresses); died in Little Rock, Ark.; interment in Oakland Cemetery.)
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