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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In 1994, four old boys of the school - Harry Traynor, Jim Clark, John Harrison and Alf Eady - began to painstakingly restore it.
Contributing to a superlative entertainment programme were John Clark, John Caskie and Bill Welsh with songs traditional and popular.
"We give our staff an opportunity to build a great career and work with some fantastic local and national clients," said Chris, who runs the firm with fellow directors Chris Clark, John Storey and Chris Bibby.
OK, here goes - from left, we have Keith Robson, Martin Burleigh, Terry McDermott, Malcolm Macdonald, Frank Clark, John Tudor and Pat Howard.
Returning board members include Kim Agypt, Cindie Barker, Pamela Beckman, Kenny Brewer, Caryn Clark, John Grey, Neil LeClair and Violetta Yerrid.