from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Clark, Charles Joseph Known as "Joe.” Born 1939. Canadian politician who served as prime minister (1979-1980).
  • Clark, George Rogers 1752-1818. American military leader and frontiersman who led numerous raids on British troops and Native Americans in the Northwest Territory during the Revolutionary War.
  • Clark, John Bates 1847-1938. American economist known for his theory of marginal productivity. He wrote The Philosophy of Wealth (1885) and The Distribution of Wealth (1899).
  • Clark, Kenneth Bancroft 1914-2005. Panamanian-born American psychologist and author who demonstrated the psychological effects of racial segregation and ghetto life, influencing the Supreme Court ruling in Brown v. Board of Education (1954).
  • Clark, Sir Kenneth McKenzie 1903-1983. British art historian whose works include The Nude (1955), Civilisation (1970), and Feminine Beauty (1980).
  • Clark, Mark Wayne 1896-1984. American general who was Allied commander in North Africa and Italy in World War II and supreme commander of United Nations forces in Korea (1952-1953).
  • Clark, William 1770-1838. American explorer who joined Meriwether Lewis in an expedition to the Pacific Ocean (1804-1806). Clark was responsible for the careful mapmaking en route.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. An English occupational surname, variant of Clarke, for someone who was either a scribe or priest / cleric
  • proper n. A male given name transferred from the surname.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An obsolete spelling of clerk, still used as a proper name, Clark, Clarke.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. United States general who was Allied commander in Africa and Italy in World War II and was commander of the United Nations forces in Korea (1896-1984)
  • n. United States explorer who (with Meriwether Lewis) led an expedition from St. Louis to the mouth of the Columbia River; Clark was responsible for making maps of the area (1770-1838)
  • n. Canadian politician who served as prime minister (1939-)
  • n. United States psychologist (born in Panama) whose research persuaded the Supreme Court that segregated schools were discriminatory (1914-2005)


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