biography from Portrait & Biographical Album of Mahaska Co., Iowa, 1887
ELMORE CLARK, a resident of Scott Township, was born in Warren County, Ind., coming in the year 1851 to Mahaska County with his father, R. V. Clark, for biographical sketch of whom see elsewhere in this volume. He was married, Jan. 22, 1874, to Nancy J. Fancher, a native of Indiana, born May 10, 1851, and a daughter of Dennis and Rebecca (Sloan) Fancher, the former a native of Tennessee, and the latter of North Carolina. Mr. and Mrs. Clark are the parents of four children: Cevila Maud, born Feb. 26, 1875; Leoni, Aug. 28, 1876; Charles W., June 19, 1878, and Louis, April 4,1880. Mr. Clark owns a farm of 120 acres, all under fence and well improved, with a commodious barn and comfortable residence thereon. He is engaged in general farming, principally in the raising of swine. He was a member of and served in the State militia of Iowa, at the time when they were ordered out to repel a contemplated raid upon the homes of this State by the rebel Gen. Price, of Missouri. Mr. Clark has been fairly successful in life, reaping the reward which industry and careful management insures in any and every avocation, and as a citizen is greatly esteemed by a large circle of acquaintances. He has been a lifelong Republican.
Portrait & Biographical Album of Mahaska Co., Iowa, 1887
Mahaska County, Iowa Genealogy