Biography of John E. Clark
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CLARK, John E., physician; born in England, Jan. 13, 1850; son of Fred J. and Ellen (Petley) Clark; came to America, 1856; educated in Toronto grammar schools, Victoria College, Toronto, and Medical Department, University of Michigan, M.D., 1877; married, Detroit, June, 1887, Frances Hutchings; children: Harold, Frances. In practice at Detroit since 1877; professor of general chemistry and physics Michigan College of Medicine, 1879-85, and Detroit College of Medicine since 1885; elected dean department of pharmacy and professor chemistry and toxicology, Detroit College of Medicine, 1892; surgeon general Michigan National Guard, 1892; president U. S. Pension Examining Board since 1899; now chemist and analyst County of Wayne. Elected member Detroit Board of Education, 1893 (president, 1895); president Detroit Public Library Commission, 1902. Fellow Deutsche Chemische Gesellschaft, 1885; member American Chemical Society, American Medical Association, Michigan State Medical Society, Wayne County Medical Society, Detroit Medical and Library Association, Detroit Science Association (honorary president, 1881-82), Association of Military Surgeons of the United States. President Apollo Improvement Co., Apollo, Pa.; vice president F. A. Thompson & Co. Republican. Clubs: Detroit Athletic, Wayne, Detroit Golf, Detroit Curling. Office: 608 Washington Arcade, Residence: 735 2d Avenue.

From:
The Book of Detroiters
A Biographical Dictionary
Of Leading Living Men
Of The City of Detroit

Second Edition 1914
Edited By: Albert Nelson Marquis
A. N. Marquis & Company
Chicago 1914.

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