“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Lawrenceburg in Anderson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)

Renowned Congressman

Renowned Congressman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Trinket Troy, April 28, 2006
1. Renowned Congressman Marker
Inscription. Click to hear the 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 The Kentucky Historical Society and the Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 812.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
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.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 7 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 (approx. 2.7 miles away); Upper Benson Church (approx. 2.8 miles away); Labrot & Graham Distillery (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lawrenceburg.
Also see . . .
1. James Beauchamp Clark. Brief biography. (Submitted on April 29, 2006, by Trinket Troy of Burke, Virginia.) 

2. CLARK, James Beauchamp (Champ), 1850-1921. Page from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on April 29, 2006.) 
Categories. Politics
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 29, 2006, by Trinket Troy of Burke, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,879 times since then and 22 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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