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Henry Clark Henry Clark
Full Name: Henry Clark
Date of birth: October 25, 1881
Date of death: August 27, 1959

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 96 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919 35th (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Stephenville / Erath   Erath
H 96 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th   Democrat Stephenville / Erath   Erath
(1) Henry Clark of Sisk. House Journal.
(2) Home address, Sisk; home county, Erath. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) Postoffice, Stephenville. Texas Legislative Manual.
(4) Sisk was a farming community near Stephenville in central Erath County. A post office was established in 1903, but discontinued in 1921. Handbook of Texas Online.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Obituary, "Ex-Stephenville Mayor Succumbs," 8/28/1959, p. 24. Amarillo Globe-Times.
  • "Henry Clark in Governor's Race: Outlines Five Main Issues and Presents Planks in His Platform," 1/17/1918. "Stephenville, Texas, January 13. Henry Clark of this city . . . " Belton Journal.
  • "Henry Clark Quits Race and Will Support Governor Hobby," 7/3/1918, p. 1. "Clark said he had served in the Legislature under both the Ferguson and Hobby administrations . . . " Denton Record-Chronicle.
  • Henry Clark, birth date 10/25/1881, death date 8/27/1959 in Stephenville, Erath County. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Henry W. Clark, birth date 10/25/1881, death date 8/27/1959, interment in West End Cemetery, Stephenville, Erath County. Find a Grave.
  • "Mandamus Forces Name On," Monday morning 11/6/1922, p. 5. " . . . presented by Henry Clark of Stephenville, chairman of the Democratic Executive Committee of Erath County, wholesale feed merchant and candidate for Governor of Texas in 1918." San Antonio Express.
  • "The Third Candidate," 5/20/1918, p. 4. Describes Clark's relative obscurity as a candidate for governor. San Antonio Light.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Henry Clark, 34th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Henry Clark, 35th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 34th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 35th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    35th R.S. - 1917
    Common Carriers  
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Private Corporations  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections (Chair) 
    Stock and Stock Raising  
    34th R.S. - 1915
    Banks and Banking  
    Common Carriers  
    Criminal Jurisprudence  
    Juvenile Reforms (Chair) 

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