Christopher H. Clark

Christopher H. Clark

Christopher Henderson Clark (1767 – November 21, 1828) was an eighteenth and nineteenth century congressman and lawyer from Virginia. He was the brother of James Clark, the uncle of John Bullock Clark, Sr. and the great-uncle of John Bullock Clark, Jr..

Born in Albemarle County, Virginia, Clark attended Washington College, studied law in the office of Patrick Henry and was admitted to the bar in 1788, commencing practice in New London, Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia House of Delegates in 1790 and was elected a Democratic-Republican to the United States House of Representatives to fill a vacancy in 1804, serving until his resignation in 1806. He resumed practicing law until his death near New London on November 21, 1828. He was interred at a private cemetery at Old Lawyers Station near Lynchburg, Virginia.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
John J. Trigg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Virginia's 13th congressional district

November 5, 1804 – July 1, 1806 (obsolete district)
Succeeded by
William A. Burwell



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