Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
CLARK, Frank Monroe (1915-2003)

CLARK, FRANK MONROE, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Bessemer, Lawrence County, Pa., December 24, 1915; attended the public schools; also attended Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics; enlisted in the United States Army Air Corps in 1942 and served in Europe as a flight officer until discharged in 1945; major in Air Force Reserve; while still in the service was appointed chief of police of Bessemer, serving in that capacity until November 1954; unsuccessful candidate for election to the Eighty-third Congress in 1952; delegate to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Conference 1956-1974, to the Interparliamentary Conference in Germany in 1957, to the Christian Leadership for Peace Conference at The Hague in 1958, and to International Roads Conference in 1959, 1962-1968; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-fourth and to the nine succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1955, until his resignation December 31, 1974; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1974 to the Ninety-fourth Congress; unsuccessful candidate for nomination in 1976 to the Ninety-fifth Congress, in 1978 to the Ninety-sixth Congress and in 1990 to the One Hundred Second Congress; died on June 17, 2003, in New Castle, Pa.

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies, Harvard University
Schlesinger Library
Cambridge, MA
Papers: In the Emma Guffey Miller Papers, 1833-1975, 2.5 linear feet.
Subjects include Frank Monroe Clark.


University of Michigan
Bentley Historical Library
Ann Arbor, MI
Papers: In the Stellanova Osborn Papers, 1916-1992, 40 linear feet.
Other authors include Frank Monroe Clark.

  • Ralph Nader Congress Project. Citizens Look at Congress: Frank M. Clark, Democratic Representative from Pennsylvania. Washington, D. C.: Grossman Publishers, 1972.
  • United States. Congress. House. Clark Congressional Delegation. Report of the Clark Congressional Delegation regarding its inspection of U.S. Coast Guard loran A and C stations in Southeast Asia and its meetings and consultations concerning maritime policies, programs, and problems of the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, United States House of Representatives (92d Congress). Washington: Government Printing Office, 1972.
  • United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. Subcommittee on Coast Guard, Coast and Geodetic Survey, and Navigation. U.S. Coast Guard activities, Southeast Asia; report on a congressional investigation of Coast Guard operations and installations in Thailand and South Vietnam [by Frank M. Clark, Albert J. Dennis, and John H. Bruce]. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1968.