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Illustrated Popular Biography of Connecticut (Paperback) Loot Price: R818 Discovery Miles 8 180
Illustrated Popular Biography of Connecticut (Paperback): Books Group
Illustrated Popular Biography of Connecticut (Paperback): Books Group

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 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...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Books Group
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 15mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 280
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-51023-2
Barcode: 9781130510232
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-130-51023-9

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