Biography of James A. Clark
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JAMES A. CLARK was born at Deposit, N. Y., April 18, 1855. When he was eighteen years of age he went to Rochester, N. Y., and entered the hardware store of Pollock, Weaver & Co., as clerk. After a stay of five. years, in 1879, he came to Waverly, purchased a hardware store and conducted the business for thirteen years. He then passed two years in Colorado, engaged in real estate and electric light business. In 1873 he returned to Waverly, and, in company with Romain C. Cole, formed the Waverly Stamping Co., for dealing in aluminum lined cooking utensils. Mr. Clark has been a member of the board of education three terms, and a member of Waverly Lodge, No. 401, F. & A. M. In 1894 he was appointed postmaster of Waverly. In 1878, he married with Ida Townsend of Seneca county. They have one son, James A.

From:
OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A MEMORIAL HISOTRY OF TIOGA COUNTY
NEW YORK
EDITED BY: LEROY W. KINGMAN
W. A. FERGUSSON & CO. ELMIRA, N. Y., 189?


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