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Clark, Franklin

(1801-1874) a U.S. Representative was born in Wiscasset on August 2, 1801. He attended the common schools, and engaged in the lumber and shipping business in Wiscasset.

Clark was a member of the Maine State Senate in 1847 and was elected as a Democrat to the Thirtieth Congress (March 4, 1847-March 3, 1849). He engaged in the manufacture of lumber and was an Executive Councilor in 1855.

He died in Brooklyn, New York, on August 24, 1874, with interment in Greenwood Cemetery.

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