Beverly L. Clarke
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|Beverly L. Clarke|
|Born||Beverly Leonidas Clarke
February 11, 1809
|Died||March 17, 1860
Born in Winterfield, Virginia, Clarke attended the common school and moved to Kentucky in 1823. He studied law in Franklin, Kentucky, and graduated from the Lexington Law School in 1831. He was admitted to the bar in 1833 and commenced practice in Franklin, Kentucky. He served as member of the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1841 and 1842.
Clarke was elected as a Democrat to the Thirtieth Congress (March 4, 1847 – March 3, 1849). He served as delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1849. He was an unsuccessful Democratic nominee for Governor in 1855. He was appointed by President Buchanan as Minister to Guatemala, and was also accredited to Honduras, and served from January 7, 1858, until his death in Guatemala, March 17, 1860. He was interred in the State Cemetery, Frankfort, Kentucky.
- United States Congress. "Beverly L. Clarke (id: C000458)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- Beverly L. Clarke at The Political Graveyard
- Allen, William B. (1872). A History of Kentucky: Embracing Gleanings, Reminiscences, Antiquities, Natural Curiosities, Statistics, and Biographical Sketches of Pioneers, Soldiers, Jurists, Lawyers, Statesmen, Divines, Mechanics, Farmers, Merchants, and Other Leading Men, of All Occupations and Pursuits. Bradley & Gilbert. p. 282. Retrieved 2008-11-10.
|United States House of Representatives|
John H. McHenry
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kentucky's 2nd congressional district
March 4, 1847 – March 3, 1849
James Leeper Johnson
John L. Marling
|United States Minister to Guatemala
July 13, 1858 – March 17, 1860
Elisha Oscar Crosby
|United States Minister to Honduras
August 10, 1858 – March 17, 1860
James R. Partridge
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