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Clark, "Champ," House

Bowling Green, Missouri
County of Pike.
204 E. Champ Clark Drive
National Register Number: 76001114
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2008.
Congressional District: MO-9 Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: House Museum.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 8, 1976):
From 1899 to until his death, this was the residence of James Beauchamp Clark (1850-1921), who served as Speaker of the House of Representatives (1911-1919). "Champ" Clark played a major role in the campaign to replace House Speaker Joseph G. Cannon, and was Woodrow Wilson's leading competitor for the Democratic Presidential nomination in 1912.

Condition:
There are no current threats to the landmark.

No changes since the last report are indicated.


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