Clark, Justus Mckinstry
Clark, Justus Mckinstry, a Presbyterian minister, was born on the Isle La Motte, in Lake Champlain, Vt., Dec. 27, 1811. In 1820 he removed with his parents to Franklin County, N. Y. He was converted when seventeen years of age, and soon after entered Vermont University, remaining two years, and graduated from Union College, N. Y., in 1835. In 1838 he was ordained by Transylvania Presbytery, and became pastor at Springfield, Ky. He soon removed to Ottawa, Ill., and in 1840 became pastor at Madison, Wis; In 1843 he was appointed chaplain at Fort Winnebago; and finally returned to Ottawa, where he died, Feb. 10 1867. See Wilson, Presb. Hist. Almanac, 1868; p. 193.