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Signer of the Declaration of Independence (New Jersey)

Biographical Data
Religious Views
References, Links, & Further Reading

Education: private education

Occupation: surveyor, lawyer, sheriff

Political Affiliation: Republican

Religious Affiliation: Presbyterian

Summary of Religious Views:

Clark had many family and personal ties to the Presbyterian church, and towards the end of his life, he served as a trustee of his church.

Views on Religion & Politics:


References, Links, & Further Reading: Books, Articles, Links


Ruth Bogin, Abraham Clark and the Quest for Equality in the Revolutionary Era, Fairleigh Dickinson Univ. Press, 1982


Ruth Bogin, "New Jersey's True Policy: The Radical Republican Vision of Abraham Clark," William and Mary Quarterly, 3rd ser., 35, January 1978, pp. 100-09


CLARK, Abraham, 1726-1794 (Biographical Directory of the US Congress)
Abraham Clark (ushistory.org: Signers of the Declaration of Independence)
Abraham Clark (Colonial Hall)
Abraham Clark (Signers of the Declaration of Independence -- National Park Service)

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