and his son Alvan Graham 1832–97, U.S. astronomers and telescope-lens manufacturers.
U.S. political leader: Speaker of the House 1911–19.
Canadian political leader: prime minister 1979–80.
U.S. economist and educator.
William Clark (August 1, 1770 – September 1, 1838) was an American explorer,
soldier, Indian agent, and territorial governor. A native of Virginia, he grew up in ...
Oct 10, 2016 ... Famous explorer William Clark was half of the historic traveling duo Lewis and
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Captain William Clark, the red-haired co-captain of the Corps of Discovery, was
born on August 1, 1770, the sixth son and ninth child from a family of 10 children.
Forever linked to the epic achievements of the Lewis and Clark Expedition,
William Clark returned from that adventure to become a respected administrator
William Clark was born on August 1, 1770. He grew up on his family's Virginia
plantation, but moved to Louisville, Kentucky when he was 14. In 1789, he joined
Oct 1, 2014 ... William Clark, (born August 1, 1770, Caroline county, Virginia [U.S.]—died
September 1, 1838, St. Louis, Missouri), American frontiersman who ...
William Clark descended from a line of adventurous men. The Clark family first
settled in Virginia in 1630. Clark's parents, John Clark, III, and Ann Rogers reared
One hundred sixty three years after his death, William Clark received a promotion
. In 2001, President Clinton promoted Clark from Lieutenant to Captain.