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This Day in Georgia History

November 05, 1819

John Clark Sworn In

John Clark was sworn in as Georgia governor. Born in North Carolina on Feb. 28, 1766, Clark was elected governor by the General Assembly in 1819 and served two two-year terms. He died in St. Andrews Bay, Florida, on Oct. 12, 1832.

To view an image of John Clark, see the Digital Library of Georgia.