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Full Name: Amos Clark
Date of birth: 1794
Date of death: February 21, 1871
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||Dates of Service
||Counties in District
Feb 9, 1870 - Feb 18, 1871
Nacogdoches / Nacogdoches
Angelina, Nacogdoches, Sabine, San Augustine, Shelby, Trinity
William H. Swift, in special election 10/3/1871 - 10/6/1871, succeeded Amos Clark, died 2/18/1871. [Completed unexpired 4-year term of Amos Clark.]
Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004
12th Legislature, 1st C.S. - Drawing for Terms of Office, 5/2/1870, pp. 51-52. Drew 4-year term.
12th Legislature, Provisional Session - Absent on opening day, 2/8/1870, p. 4; took required oath on 2/9/1870, p. 5.
. February 8, 1870
February 9, 1870
Party affiliation, Democrat.
Texas Almanac for . . . and Emigrant's Guide to Texas
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
- Memorial resolution, 2/21/1871, pp. 276-277.
- Remains of the deceased Senator lay in state in the Senate chamber, 2/20/1871, p. 275.
- Census of 1860 - Amos Clark, Nacogdoches, age 64, born circa 1796 in Massachusetts, lawyer.
Census of 1870 - Amos Clark, Nacogdoches, age 75, born circa 1795 in Massachusetts, lawyer.
- Capt. Hawkins mentioned in account of the death of Senator Amos Clark, "Telegraphic from Austin," 2/22/1871, p. 2.
Galveston Daily News.
- Clark, Amos.
Texas State Cemetery.
Committee Information top
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