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1891 Excerpt: ...been a justice of the peace for thirty years,
assistant city attorney ten years, and prosecuting agent of the
county seven years. He is now president of the board of trustees of
Bronson Library, president of the Choral Union, and a member of the
secret society of the Knights of Columbus. He is a democrat in
politics, and in religious faith a Roman Catholic. He is married
and has five children. DWIGHT NOYES CLARK, Woodbsidge: Cattle
Broker. The subject of this sketch was born in the town of Bethany
in 1829. His father, Mr. Noyes Clark, and his mother, whose maiden
name was Mary Abigail Clark, were both descended from the two
different family lines of that name, who came early from Milford
and settled in the town of Woodbridge, which then included Bethany.
On his father's side he traces his ancestry back to Deacon George
Clark, one of the deputies under the old Colonial government, and
to Governor Robert Treat, who was governor of the colonies for
fifteen years, from 16S6 to 17o1; also to Rev. Roger Newton, the
second pastor of. Milford; and Rev. Thomas Hooker, the first pastor
of Hartford. With such an honored ancestry, if there is anything in
the old adage that " The blood tells," it might be expected that
Mr. Clark would become an honored and useful citizen, and the
expectation in his case is not a disappointment. He has been
interested in church and society, and living near the Woodbridge
line, he has been identified with the Congregational society of
Woodbridge, of which the Rev. S. P. Marvin, the contributor of this
article, has been settled as pastor for twenty-six years. Mr. Clark
has been one of its most liberal supporters, and was one of the
committee; gave valuable advice and was liberal with his means for
remodeling the church, making it...
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