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1868 - Hutchison Clark

Hutchison Clark
Hutchison Clark

Clark and his wife emigrated to Canada in 1833 moving to Hamilton from Toronto in 1834. Clark, an architect and contractor, opened an office on Hughson Street. He designed the Mechanic's Institute building on James Street North (1851) and NOrfold Street Methodist Church in Guelph (1856). He also submitted a design for the new Brock Monument at Queenston Heights but his design was not selected. He first ran for municipal office in 1850 and represented St. Andrew's Ward frequently over the next 20 years. He served as mayor in 1868.


Born: August 29, 1806, Barnard Castle, Durham, England

Married: Elizabeth Johnston, 1829

Died: February 17, 1877

Buried: Hamilton Cemetery