Amos CLARK, Jr., Congress, NJ (1828-1912)

CLARK Amos, Jr. , a Representative from New Jersey; born in Brooklyn, N.Y., November 8, 1828; engaged in business in New York City, with residence in Elizabeth, where he was largely interested in real estate; member of the city council of Elizabeth in 1865 and 1866; served in the State senate 1866-1869; elected as a Republican to the Forty-third Congress (March 4, 1873-March 3, 1875); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1874 to the Forty-fourth Congress; retired to his residence in Norfolk County, Mass., but retained business interests in Elizabeth, N.J.; died in Boston, Mass., October 31, 1912; interment in Evergreen Cemetery, Elizabeth, N.J.

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

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