- William Mortimer Clark
Born in 1836 in
Aberdeen, Scotland, William Clark was educated at Marischal Collegeand the University of Edinburgh. He came to Canada in 1859 and was called to the bar of Upper Canadain 1861. A prominent social activist, he became a bank director and authored a number of articles on travel. In 1866 he married Helen Gordon. Clarke was appointed Lieutenant Governor of Ontarioin 1903. He supported education and hospitals during his mandate, and served until 1908.
He died in 1915 in
Prout's Neck, Maine. His remains were brought back to Toronto where he was interred in the Mount Pleasant Cemetery.
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