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P. M. Clark

P. M. CLARK, district attorney, Tionesta, was born near Curwensville, Clearfield Co., Penn., September 23, 1851, and was the adopted son of Samuel H. and Jane E. Clark. He removed with his parents to Forest county in June, 1870, and has since resided here. Entering the office of Hon. J. B. Agnew, then prothonotary of Forest county, he remained there until March, 1872, when he attended Allegheny College, Meadville, Penn., until December 1873, and, re-entering Mr. Agnew's office, was chosen to succeed him on his election to the legislature in 1874. After the expiration of his official term, he studied law with Miles W. Tate, Esq., and was admitted to the bar in 1883, at the September term, forming a legal partnership with Hon. J. B. Agnew under the firm name of Agnew & Clark. Mr. Clark was elected district attorney of Forest county in the fall of 1885, and was re-elected in 1888. April 26, 1888, he was united in marriage with Miss Mary Emma Baker, daughter of Daniel Baker, of West Freedom, Clarion Co., Penn., a lady of the highest Christian character, who died June 22, 1889, leaving to mourn her death a sorrowing husband and a wide circle of relatives and friends.

Source: Page(s) 926, Chapter 15 Biographical Sketches - Tionesta Township and Borough of Tionesta
Hickory and Harmony Townships
History of Counties of McKean, Elk and Forest, Pennsylvania.
Chicago, J.H. Beers & Co., 1890.
Transcribed November 2005 by Nathan Zipfel for the Forest County Genealogy Project
Published 2005 by the Forest County Pennsylvania Genealogy Project

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