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Alonzo Clark

Alonzo M. Clark, was born in Flint, Steuben County, Indiana on August 13, 1868. His family moved Nebraska where he was raised and educated. Clark graduated from the Peru State Normal school in 1909 and taught school for several years. He soon moved to Wyoming and taught school in Glenrock, Lusk, and Gillette. Clark served as county clerk and clerk of the district court in Campbell County and joined the Republican Party while in office. Clark was elected to the office Secretary of State in November of 1926 and served two terms. Clark took office as acting Governor to complete the first half of the late Governor Emerson's term. He served from February 18, 1931 until January 2, 1933. Alonzo M. Clark died October 12, 1952.

Term as Governor: Wednesday, February 18, 1931 - Monday, January 02, 1933