William Andrews Clark, Sr.

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William Andrews Clark

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Connellsville, PA, USA
Death: Died in New York, New York County, New York, United States
Cause of death: Clark died at the age of 86 in his mansion at 962 Fifth Avenue in New York City, one of the 50 richest Americans ever
Place of Burial: New York, Bronx County, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Clark, Jr. and Mary Jane Clark
Husband of Catherine Louise Clark; Catherine Louise (Kate) Stauffer and Anna Eugenia Clark
Father of William Clark; Mary Joaquina (May) Clark; Charles Walker Clark; William Andrews Clark Jr.; Paul Francis Clark and 3 others
Brother of James Ross Clark, Sr.; Joseph Clark; Margaret Miller; Ella Newell; Anna Clark and 1 other

Managed by: Erin Spiceland
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About William Andrews Clark, Sr.

William Andrews Clark, Sr. was a U.S. senator from Montana and Gilded Age copper magnate from Montana, who was reputed to be one of the two richest industrialists in the United States, rivaled only by John D. Rockefeller.

His businesses involved mining, banking, and railroads. Clark County, Nevada is named after him.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_A._Clark -------------------

Born in a log cabin in Pennsylvania in 1839, of Scotch-Irish and French Huguenot immigrants, Clark stood 5 feet 8½, with fastidiously tended whiskers, unruly red hair, and cold blue eyes. A contemporary wrote, There is craft in his stereotyped smile and icicles in his handshake. He is about as magnetic as last year's bird's nest.

source: "The Clarks: An American Phenomenon"

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William Andrews Clark, Sr.'s Timeline

1839
January 8, 1839
Connellsville, PA, USA
1870
January 1870
Age 30
Mt, USA
1871
November 3, 1871
Age 32
Mt, USA
1877
March 29, 1877
Age 38
Mt, USA
1880
January 1880
Age 40
France
1882
May 11, 1882
Age 43
Mt, USA
1901
1901
Age 61
France
1902
August 13, 1902
Age 63
Spain
1906
June 9, 1906
Age 67
Paris, Ile-de-France, France
1925
March 2, 1925
Age 86
New York, New York County, New York, United States