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Title A Biography of Ezra Thompson Clark
Creator Tanner, Annie Clark, 1864-1941
Subject Biography; Frontier and pioneer life; Polygamy; Mormons
Subject Local Clark, Ezra Thompson, 1832-1901
Description Written by the oldest child in his second family, the biography of Ezra Thompson Clark is that of a successful pioneer, highly-regarded and devoted family man, and intensely loyal follower of the Mormon church.
Publisher Tanner Trust Fund, University of Utah Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Date 1975
Type Text
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Language eng
Relation Is part of: Utah, the Mormons, and the West. no. 5
Coverage 1832 - 1901
Rights Management University of Utah, Copyright 2001
Source Physical Dimensions 15 cm x 22.5 cm
Source Characteristics Printed Hard Cover Book
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Scanning Technician Clifton Brooks
Metadata Cataloger Clifton Brooks; Kenning Arlitsch; Jan Robertson
Call Number CT 275 C53 T36 1975
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Topic Mormons; Biography; Polygamy; Frontier and pioneer life
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Date Created 2005-04-20
Date Modified 2011-04-06
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6bz65b3

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Title Ezra Clark, page 051
Description EZRA THOMPSON CLARK 51 to some of the leading citizens that a bank be established in the town. For many years he had a safe in his own room at home. Later, he was one of the responsible parties who founded the Davis County Bank. When it was organized in 1891, he was elected president. He also assisted in organ- izing the Commercial Store and was elected chairman of the Board of Directors of that institution. In earlier years, the productivity of the farm was his delight, while in later times, investing, improving, and promoting were his chief interests. He was always averse to going in debt and mortgaging land. His advice was: "Don't sign a paper of any kind until you have slept at least one night on the proposition." Just once he mort- gaged forty acres for the use of $1,000. As soon as possible the money was returned. Another business maxim was "Don't walk over the dollar to pick up the dimes" illus- trated by looking after details too closely while things of real importance are neglected. During his lifetime the major part of -his family kept their property interests together. One reason for his success in having them do this was because of his desire to help those dependent upon him. The family did not object to this leadership. This was partly due to the social and reli- gious ideals of that time. For example, the most frequent subject for discussion in Church was obedience. It came near being the law of existence, illustrated by the Morrisite rebellion in 1862. Unlike this day of doubting, questioning, and independent venturing, his was a day of accepting. To have a questioning attitude or one of nonconformity was to be completely out of harmony with the social group. These standards and the opportunities they afforded, to- gether with the strong social feeling for his family and the
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Source A Biography of Ezra Thompson Clark
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Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2005-04-14
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6bz65b3/326846