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CLARK, Lincoln

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CLARK, Lincoln. (Conway, Franklin County, MA, Aug. 9, 1800-Conway, MA, Sept. 16, 1886). Iowa Representative. Clark, an attorney, moved to Dubuque in 1848. In 1852 he was a presidential elector on the Democratic ticket for Pierce and King. Elected to the 32nd Congress (March 4, 1851 through March 3, 1853) as a Democrat, Clark unsuccessfully ran in 1852 and 1854 for reelection.