Biography of Silas W. Clark
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Clark, Silas W., Norfolk, was born in Raymondville, November 17, 1845, a son of Joseph and Rezpah Clark. He was reared on a farm nntil fourteen years of age. He then spent three years as clerk, and then for a short time tried railroading in Pennsylvania. In 1866 he went to Nevada, and there for seven years was engaged in mining arid ranching. He then spent six years in California farming, after which he returned to Nevada and spent another seven years. He then came to Reymondsville, and has since been engaged in farming, owning 140 acres of land. He has also been successfully engaged in the sale of agricultural implements. In 1872 Mr. Clark married Janet Scott, a native of Louisville, and a daughter of Charles and Janet Scott, natives of Scotland, and early settlers of Louisville. Mr. Clark and wife have one child, Harry S. Mr. Clark is a Democrat, and a member of Norfolk Grange, No. 541, of which he has been master two years. He is at present master of the St. Lawrence county Council, P. of H., is a member of What Cheer Lodge, No. 689, F. and A. M., and I. O. O. F. No. 486, of Norwood.

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The Boston History Co., Publishers 1894

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