James Clark, USMA 1829

- 9 September 1885, age 72.

Professor of Mathematics

Pappus, in listing graduates who became clergymen, notes that "James Clark, 1829, became a Jesuit priest in 1874. A leading Catholic educator, he served as professor at Georgetown and Holy Cross colleges." [Pappus, p. 276]


Cullum #574 B-PA: Inf: Resd30: Prof of Math & Chem: Clergyman(Roman Catholic)44-85: Pres Holy Cross College 61-67: VP And Treas Georgetown College 67-69: D-DC 9Sept85 a-72: Ob-AR 86. [From 1990 Register of Graduates]

I found the following in OhioLink, but I think it may be a different individual:


Arney, Chris, West Point's Scientific 200: Celebration of the Bicentennial. Biographies of 200 of West Point's Most Successful and Influential Mathematicians, Scientists, Engineers, and Technologists, 2002.