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Near Lawrenceburg in Anderson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)

Renowned Congressman

Renowned Congressman Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Trinket Troy, April 28, 2006
1. Renowned Congressman Marker
Inscription.  James Beauchamp (Champ) Clark born near here, 1850. Attended U. of K. Taught school in county, 1870-71. Pres. Marshall College, 1873-74. Congressman from Missouri 24 yrs. Led defeat of Cannonism, control of House by Speaker. Then Speaker, 1911-19. Candidate for nomination for president, 1912 Democratic Conv., through 46 ballots, but lost. Buried, 1921, Bowling Green, Mo.
Erected 1965 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 812.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1850.
Location. 38° 3.648′ N, 84° 54.589′ W. Marker is near Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, in Anderson County. Marker is on Business (U.S. 127). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lawrenceburg KY 40342, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kavanaugh School (approx. 1.8 miles away); Distinguished Officers - Alumni of Kavanaugh (approx. 1.8 miles away); William H. Townsend
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(approx. 2.7 miles away); Upper Benson Church (approx. 2.8 miles away); Day Of Perryville (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lawrenceburg.
Also see . . .  James Beauchamp Clark. Brief biography. (Submitted on April 29, 2006, by Trinket Troy of Burke, Virginia.) 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 29, 2006, by Trinket Troy of Burke, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,036 times since then and 20 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on April 29, 2006, by Trinket Troy of Burke, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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