John Hiram Clark

Full Name: John Hiram Clark
Other surnames: Clarke
Date of birth: March 18, 1850
Date of death: June 9, 1924

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 81 Jan 11, 1887 - Jun 4, 1888 20th (1) (2)   Democrat Uvalde / Uvalde   Dimmit, Frio, Kinney, Maverick, Uvalde, Zavala

(1) John H. Clark resigned 6/4/1888. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(2) Roster of senators and representatives of the 20th Legislature with their postoffice address, Austin Weekly Statesman, "Governmental," 12/30/1886, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Portrait and biographical sketch, John H. Clark, p. 124 and following page. Born in Holmes County, Mississippi, lawyer, came to Paris, Texas, in 1866, practiced in Paris until 1883, when he removed to Uvalde, Texas. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
  • Biographical sketch and photo, Judge John Hiram Clark, San Antonio Express, 5/20/1915, p. 23, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Born 3/18/1850 in Holmes County, Mississippi. "Mr. Clark was admitted to the bar in Paris, Texas, in 1876, and practiced law there until 1883, when he moved to Uvalde, where he practiced his profession until 1893, when he came to San Antonio . . . In 1886 he was elected a member of the Twentieth Legislature and in 1900 was elected Judge of the Thirty-seventh District." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Biographical sketch and photo, Judge John H. Clark, "Prominent Jurist to Retire After Long Years of Service," 5/19/1922, p. 16. San Antonio Light.

Other Resources

  • John H. Clark, birth date 3/18/1850 in Mississippi, death date 6/9/1924 in San Antonio, Bexar County, retired lawyer and jurist, burial in Odd Fellows Cemetery, San Antonio. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Death notice, Judge John H. Clark, 6/10/1924, p. 16. San Antonio Express.

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Committee Information top

20th R.S. - 1887
Comptroller's and Treasurer's Office, Examine  
Federal Relations  
Judiciary No. 2  
New Capitol, Committee Rooms  
Public Lands and Land Office  

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