James S. Clarkson
|Chair of the Republican National Committee|
July 19, 1891 – June 29, 1892
|Preceded by||Matt Quay|
|Succeeded by||William Campbell|
James Sullivan Clarkson
May 17, 1842
Brookville, Indiana, U.S.
|Died||May 30, 1918 (aged 76)|
Newark, New Jersey, U.S.
James S. Clarkson (May 17, 1842 – May 30, 1918) was a delegate to each Republican National Convention from 1876 to 1896; a member of the Republican National Committee from 1880 to 1896; chairman of the Committee from 1891 to 1892, and President of the Republican League of the United States from 1891 to 1893. He was born in Brookville, Indiana but raised a native of Polk County, Iowa. He married Anna Howell, and together they had three children.
- Clarkson, James Sullivan
- James S. Clarkson and Theodore Roosevelt, 1901-1904: a Study in Contrasting Political Traditions in Contrasting Political Traditions
- A Biographical Directory of the United States Customs Service, 1771-1989
- Richmond Palladium (Daily), Volume 43, Number 173, 1 June 1918
- NY Times Obituary
|Party political offices|
| Chair of the Republican National Committee