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David A. Clarke

1943 - 1997

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, April 18, 2019
1. David A. Clarke Marker
Inscription.  David A. Clarke was born on October 13, 1943. He grew up in the Southeast and Shaw neighborhoods of Washington attending Thompson Elementary, Jefferson High and Western High Schools. In 1965, he graduated from The George Washington University where he majored in religion.

In the first Home-Rule-mandated D.C. Council election in 1974, Mr. Clarke won the Ward I seat. In 1982, he won the hotly-contested Council Chairmanship and served until 1990 when he ran unsuccessfully for Mayor. In 1990, he co-founded and, until 1993, co-directed the Legislation Clinic at the D.C. School of Law. In 1993, he won a special election to succeed John Wilson as Council Chair. He continued as Chair until his death.
 
Location. 38° 53.893′ N, 77° 2.826′ W. Marker is in Foggy Bottom, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on G Street Northwest west of 21st Street Northwest, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2108 G Street Northwest, Washington DC 20052, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Sustainable Vision (within shouting distance of this marker); Remembering Dr. Dorothy Height
David A. Clarke Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 18, 2019
2. David A. Clarke Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Lenthall Houses (within shouting distance of this marker); At GW, Being Bright Comes Naturally (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Professors Gate (about 300 feet away); Announcement of the Atomic Age (about 300 feet away); Free Mandela (about 300 feet away); Edward Teller (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Foggy Bottom.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 18, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 18, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 83 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 18, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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