biography from Portrait & Biographical Album of Mahaska Co., Iowa, 1887
DR. SAMUEL W. CLARK, a rising young physician of Oskaloosa, is successfully engaged in the practice of his profession, and enjoys the confidence and esteem of his community. He is a native of the Hawkeye State, born in Appanoose County, July 16, 1860, and is consequently a young man in the profession. His parents were Rev. George and Anna (Bean) Clark, and his father, still living, is a native of Maryland. The wife and mother departed this life in Illinois, in 1881. Dr. Clark received an excellent primary school education, which was supplemented by a five years course at Penn College, from which he graduated with honors, in 1882. His medical education was obtained at the Iowa State University, where he took a two years' course and graduated, taking his degree March 3, 1886, after which he began to practice in Oskaloosa. He is a young man of excellent habits, strictly in favor of temperance, and a member in good standing of the Methodist Episcopal Church. In politics he casts his vote for the support of the principles of the Democratic party.
Portrait & Biographical Album of Mahaska Co., Iowa, 1887
Mahaska County, Iowa Genealogy