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Charles Clarke 1826-1909

A long-time resident of Elora, Clarke was a prominent figure in the radical reform movement in Ontario. He played a leading role in drafting the Clear Grit platform in 1851 that included such policies as representation by population and the secret ballot.

Location

In front of his former home, now the Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home, Geddes and Church Streets, Elora

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: County of Wellington

Municipality: Township of Centre Wellington

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