The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/Clark, Hon. Andrew Inglis
Clark, Hon. Andrew Inglis, M.H.A., Attorney-General, Tasmania, son of Andrew Clark and Ann Inglis, his wife, was born at Hobart Town, on Feb. 24th, 1848. Mr. Clark was called to the Tasmanian bar on Jan. 30th, 1877. He represented Norfolk Plains in the House of Assembly from July 1878 to May 1882, and has sat for South Hobart from March 1887 down to the present time. Mr. Clark, who was married at Melbourne in Jan. 1878 to Miss Grace Ross, was appointed Attorney-General on March 29th, 1887. He was one of the representatives of Tasmania at the Federal Council of Australasia in 1888 and 1889. In 1890 he was one of the delegates of the colony to the Federation Conference in Melbourne, and in 1891 attended the Federation Convention at Sydney in the same capacity. In 1890 Mr. Clark visited England, with the intention of appearing before the Privy Council on behalf of the Government, in the litigation with the Main Line Railway; but the compromise arrived at in connection with the State purchase of the line having terminated the proceedings before the hearing, his further stay was rendered unnecessary.
Clark, Hon. Andrew Inglis, M.H.A. (p. 92). In August 1892 Mr. Clark resigned with his colleagues in the Fysh Ministry.