James Hopkins Clark

20 March 1882–4 January 1934 (Age 51)
Utah, United States

The Life of James Hopkins

When James Hopkins Clark was born on 20 March 1882, in Utah, United States, his father, Gibson Clark, was 37 and his mother, Frances Amanda Goddard Johnson, was 21. He married Leslie Charlotte Strickland on 4 June 1913, in Los Angeles, California, United States. He died on 4 January 1934, in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Greenwood Memorial Park and Mausoleum, Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States.

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James Hopkins Clark
Leslie Charlotte Strickland
Marriage: 4 June 1913

Spouse and Children

4 June 1913
Los Angeles, California, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 12

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 14

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Anglo-Saxon: Clerc, from Latin clericus, a clerk

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jas H Clark in household of Gibson Clark, "Colorado State Census, 1885"
  • J H Clarke in household of Get* Clarke, "United States Census, 1900"
  • James Clark, "United States Census, 1930"

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