Richard Clarence (Dick) CLARK, Congress, IA (1928)

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CLARK Richard Clarence (Dick) , a Senator from Iowa; born in Paris, Linn County, Iowa, September 14, 1928; attended the public schools; attended the University of Maryland, Wiesbaden, Germany, and the University of Frankfort, Germany 1951-1952; served in the United States Army 1950-1952; graduated from Upper Iowa University, Fayette 1953; completed graduate work at the University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 1959; professor of history and political science 1959-1964; administrative assistant to United States Representative John C. Culver 1965-1972; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1972 and served from January 3, 1973, to January 3, 1979; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1978; appointed by President Jimmy Carter to be Ambassador at Large and United States Coordinator for Refugee Affairs 1979; senior fellow and director of Congressional Program at the Aspen Institute1980-; is a resident of Washington, D.C.


Clark, Dick. "The Foreign Relations Committee and the Future of Arms Control." In Congress and Arms Control. Edited by Alan Platt and Lawrence D. Weiler, pp. 97-110. Boulder: Westview Press, 1978; Clark, Dick. "The Treaty Powers Resolution." Capitol Studies 5 (Spring 1977): 5-8.

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

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