Clark, John

Clark, John,

1766–1832, governor of Georgia (1819–23), b. Edgecomb co., N.C. As a boy he served with his father, Elijah Clarke, in the American Revolution and afterward won distinction as an Indian fighter. He became the hero and leader of the democratic frontiersmen of Georgia in their political struggle with the planters of the coast and the wealthy farmers of the uplands. As governor, he proposed (1821) an amendment to the state constitution to provide for the popular election of governors; it was finally adopted in 1824.
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OK, here goes - from left, we have Keith Robson, Martin Burleigh, Terry McDermott, Malcolm Macdonald, Frank Clark, John Tudor and Pat Howard.
It had its own opening hours, modern uniforms, restaurant and jukebox, and its dedicated fashion buyers scoured the country for original and emerging designers, including Ossie Clark, John Marks and Mary Quant.
Returning board members include Kim Agypt, Cindie Barker, Pamela Beckman, Kenny Brewer, Caryn Clark, John Grey, Neil LeClair and Violetta Yerrid.
Borthwick was unfortunate, run out when a fierce Graham Clark drive was deflected on to the stumps at the non-striker's end by the foot of bowler Freckingham, leaving Borthwick stranded out of his ground, but with wickets in hand, Clark, John Hastings, Ryan Pringle and Callum Macleod could all hit out and did so to good effect in taking Durham to their second highest total in a one-day game.
However, with wickets in hand, Clark, John Hastings, Ryan Pringle and Callum Macleod could all hit out and did so to good effect in taking Durham to their second highest total in a one-day game.
Many wealthy individuals consider historic cars a safe haven for their money alongside art, antique furniture or gold John Clark, John Clark Motor Group (below)Many of the buyers of vintage cars hark back to their childhood, looking for some soul-searching in a unique object.
TEAM: CARDIFF CITY ERA: 1970-71 STAR MEN: Brian Clark, John Toshack, Don Murray NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENTS: So close and so far in terms of getting into the First Division - something laid squarely at the sale of a young John Toshack to Liverpool - but Brian Clark and this side of cult heroes still went down in history after that Euro win over Real Madid.
Rear: Peter Clark, John Berkeley from Brandauer and Natalie Lee.
With Danny McLoughlin, Tim Clark, John Gordillo and Mike Wilmot.
GRAHAM HILL, JIM CLARK, JOHN SURTEES: They passed the world title around four years in a row, Hill won in 1962, Clark in 1963 and 1965, with Surtees in 1964.