Ambrose W. Clark

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(19 February, 1810 -- 13 October, 1887) Clark was an American journalist and politician. Born in Cooperstown, N.Y., Clark was the publisher of the Otsego Journal (1831-1836) and the Northern New York Journal (1844-1860). Clark was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-seventh and Thirty-eighth Congresses, afterwards being appointed consul at Valparaiso by President Abraham Lincoln. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at]

Member of New York Delegation—The Road to Civil War, New York Delegation—United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65.

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