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H.H. Clark
Mendon Twp.

H. H. Clark, M. D., one of the leading physicians of McGregor, was born in Centre County, Pa., on the 12th day of October, 1843, and was a son of John and Helen (Wolf) Clark. They were the parents of three sons and two daughters-- William A., a member of the Second Artillery, Barttery L. was killed at Vicksburg; H. H., John S., of California; James B., of Pennsylvania, and Mary. In 1851 John Clark emigrated with his family to Illinois, and located in Stephenson County, where he still resides. Dr. Clark was educated at the Rock River Academy of Mt. Morris, Ill., and in 1866 commenced reading medicine under Dr. J. M. McFatrick. In 1867 he attended lectures at the Chicago Medical College, graduated from that institution in the spring of 1870; also spent one year in the Chicago Hospital, in which he received a diploma. In 1870 he came to McGregor, where he has been active in the prosecution of his profession since. In October, 1881, he married Judith Baugh, who was born in Mt. Vernon, Ill., in 1851. By this union there are four children-- Alice M., Florence L, Harry H. and Maud G. The Doctor is a member of the Masonic fraternity; also the Northern Iowa Medical Society, the Clayton County Medical Society, and of the State Board of Health. He enlisted in 1862, in the Ninety-second Illinois Volunteer Infantry, Company G, and served until the close of the war.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 972
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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