This column by Daniel G. Clark about Alexander Clark (1826-1891) first appeared in the Muscatine Journal.
International Women’s Day—a day for celebrating women’s achievements.
Two months before the unanimous vote naming Susan Clark Junior High, a school board member wrote to me: “You might want to create a Wikipedia page for Susan Clark. It’s quite difficult to find information on her online.”
I tried and failed. Several tries have produced the same verdict: there’s already a page for the 1868 Iowa Supreme Court ruling in her name, and that’s enough.Continue Reading...