Clark, Simeon T., M. D., was one of Lockport's leading physicians and surgeons up to the time of his death. He was born in the town of Canton, October 10, 1836, a son of Rev. Nathan S. and Laura S. (Swift) Clark, and dates his ancestry to John Clark, one of the Pilgrim Fathers. In 1858 Dr. Clark began the study of medicine at the Castleton Medical College of Vermont, finishing his professional studies, however, at the Berkshire Medical College, from which he was graduated November 20, 1860. He began the practice of his profession at West Dennis, Mass., where he remained until 1861, when he removed to Lockport, where he resided and continued his practice until his death. November 28, 1857, he married Ruth J., daughter of Ezra J. Mendall of Marion, Mass., and a son and daughter have been born to them; Mina C., wife of Angus C. Bissell, and Nathan M.
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