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Linwood Leon CLARK

(1876-1965)

CLARK, Linwood Leon, a Representative from Maryland; born in Aberdeen, Harford County, Md., on March 21, 1876; attended the public schools; was graduated from Milton Academy, Baltimore, Md., in 1899, from the American University of Harriman, Tenn., in 1902, and from the law department of the University of Maryland in 1904; was admitted to the bar in 1904 and commenced practice in Baltimore, Md.; completed a LaSalle Extension University course in railway transportation in 1919; unsuccessful candidate for election in 1926 to the Seventieth Congress; elected as a Republican to the Seventy-first Congress (March 4, 1929-March 3, 1931); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1930 to the Seventy-second Congress; resumed the practice of law in Baltimore, Md.; judge of the circuit court of Maryland, fifth judicial district, 1935-1938; practiced law in Annapolis, Md., and was a resident of Horn Point, near Annapolis, Md.; died in Annapolis, Md., November 18, 1965; interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Baltimore, Md.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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