ROBERT CLARK, son of James Clark, was born near Richmond, Jefferson county, August 25, 1829. He finished his education at Richmond college, and then engaged in farming, at whcih he was occupied until 1886, when he became engaged in the real estate business at Toronto, of which he is an honored citizen. He was married September 15, 1857 to Margaret, daughter of George and Eleanor (Lowry) McCullough, both now deceased, her father having died August 25, 1889 and her mother about 1864. Mr. Clark and wife have had six children: George W., deceased; Theodore P., Thomas M., Howard, Laura M., and E. Curtis. He and wife are members of the Presbyterian church, of which he is one of the founders of Toronto. Mr. Clark is an influential citizen, had been for six years a justice of the peace of Island Creek township, and office he ably filled. Of his brothers, S. W., a minister of the United Presbyterian church, is deceased; J.M. is practicing law in Iowa, was a student under E. M. Stanton, and William is a farmer near Toronto. Robert CLark, on April 7, 1890 was elected a member of council.
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