joe clark

Clark

[klahrk]
noun
1.
Alvan, 1804–87, and his son Alvan Graham, 1832–97, U.S. astronomers and telescope-lens manufacturers.
2.
Champ [champ] , (James Beauchamp) 1850–1921, U.S. political leader: Speaker of the House 1911–19.
3.
(Charles) Joseph ("Joe") born 1939, Canadian political leader: prime minister 1979–80.
4.
George Rogers, 1752–1818, U.S. soldier.
5.
John Bates [beyts] , 1847–1938, U.S. economist and educator.
6.
Kenneth B(ancroft) 1914–2005, U.S. psychologist and educator, born in the panama canal Zone.
7.
Sir Kenneth McKenzie, Baron Clark of Saltwood [sawlt-wood] , 1903–83, English art historian.
8.
Mark Wayne, 1896–1984, U.S. general.
9.
Thomas Campbell ("Tom") 1899–1977, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1949–67.
10.
Walter Van Tilburg [van til-berg] , 1909–71, U.S. author.
11.
William, 1770–1838, U.S. soldier and explorer (brother of George R. Clark): on expedition with Meriwether Lewis 1804–06.
12.
a male given name: a surname, ultimately derived from clerk.
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Clark (klɑːk)
 
n
1.  Helen. born 1950, New Zealand politician; Labour prime minister (1999--2008)
2.  James, known as Jim. 1936--68, Scottish racing driver; World Champion (1963, 1965)
3.  Kenneth, Baron Clark of Saltwood. 1903--83, English art historian: his books include Civilization (1969), which he first presented as a television series
4.  William. 1770--1838, US explorer and frontiersman: best known for his expedition to the Pacific Northwest (1804--06) with Meriwether Lewis

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Clark
common surname, from L. clericus, O.Fr. clerc "clerk," also "cleric." In many early cases it is used of men who had taken minor orders.
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joe clark

primeprime minister of Canada from June 1979 to March 1980, the youngest person ever to win the post

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