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By Andi Bourne

A glimpse into the life of William A. Clark


November 22, 2018

SEELEY LAKE – Copper King, risk taker, western Midas, corrupt, personality of last year's bird's nest, and shame to the American nation were all words used to describe William A. Clark, one of the wealthiest men in Montana. Montana State University-Billings Associate Professor and Chair of the History Department Keith Edgerton, PhD spoke of Clark's life, corruption and his marks on Montana history, including building the Mowitza Lodge on Salmon Lake, Friday, Nov. 16 during a presentation hosted by the Seeley Lake Historical Society.

Born in Pennsylvania in 1839, W. A. Clark was raised in...

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