Biographical entry Clark, John Howard (1830 - 1878)
- 15 January 1830
- 21 May 1878
Port Willunga, South Australia, Australia
- Assayer and Merchant
John Clark joined his father's firm of accountants and merchants after an unsuccessful attempt to operate as an assayer. He was editor of the "Register" 1870-1878.
Born England, 1830. Died 21 May, 1878. Tried unsuccessfully to operate as an assayer; joined his father's firm of accountants and merchants; a proprietor of the "Register" from 1865 and its editor 1870-78. Active in the formation of the Adelaide Philosophical Society and the South Australian Institute.
State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana
- Clark Family - Records, 1850 - 1869, PRG 389; State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana. Details
- Buick, W. G., 'Clark, John Howard (1830-1878)', in Douglas Pike (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 3, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1969, p. 404. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A030382b.htm. Details
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