Henry Clark

Henry Clark

Full Name: Henry Clark
Date of birth: October 25, 1881
Date of death: August 27, 1959

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 96 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919 35th (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Sisk / Erath   Erath
H 96 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th   Democrat Stephenville / Erath   Erath

(1) SISK, TEXAS. "Sisk, a farming community near Stephenville in central Erath County . . . " Post office established in 1903 and discontinued in 1921. Handbook of Texas Online.
(2) Henry Clark of Sisk, residence in Erath County, pp. 2, 6. House Journal.
(3) Sisk, Erath County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) Stephenville. Texas Legislative Manual.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Other Resources

  • Obituary, "Ex-Stephenville Mayor Succumbs," 8/28/1959, p. 24. Amarillo Globe-Times.
  • "Henry Clark in Governor's Race: Outlines Five Main Issues and Presents Planks in His Platform," 1/17/1918. "Stephenville, Texas, January 13. Henry Clark of this city . . . " Belton Journal.
  • "Henry Clark Quits Race and Will Support Governor Hobby," 7/3/1918, p. 1. "Clark said he had served in the Legislature under both the Ferguson and Hobby administrations . . . " Denton Record-Chronicle.
  • Henry Clark, birth date 10/25/1881, death date 8/27/1959 in Stephenville, Erath County, rancher. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Henry Clark, birth date 10/25/1881, death date 8/27/1959, burial in West End Cemetery, Stephenville, Erath County. Find a Grave.
  • "Mandamus Forces Name On," Monday morning 11/6/1922, p. 5. " . . . presented by Henry Clark of Stephenville, chairman of the Democratic Executive Committee of Erath County, wholesale feed merchant and candidate for Governor of Texas in 1918." San Antonio Express.
  • "The Third Candidate," 5/20/1918, p. 4. Describes Clark's relative obscurity as a candidate for governor. San Antonio Light.
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.


  • Photograph. Henry Clark, 35th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Henry Clark, 34th Legislature, State Preservation Board

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Committee Information top

35th R.S. - 1917
Common Carriers  
Constitutional Amendments  
Private Corporations  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections (Chair) 
Stock and Stock Raising  
34th R.S. - 1915
Banks and Banking  
Common Carriers  
Criminal Jurisprudence  
Juvenile Reforms (Chair) 

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