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Joseph Thomas Clark, an early editor of the Toronto Star


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Joseph Thomas Clark (1866–1937), was born in Flesherton. About 1879, at 13 years old, he joined the Durham Review to learn the skills of the newspaper trade. To further his skills, he worked in Toronto and other points before he bought the Pickering News in partnership with his brother James. Later he was Editor of the Old Toronto World for 3 or 4 years. Then he served as Editor of Saturday Night, the Toronto weekly, where for 8 years, his articles and short stories were under the signature Mack. This established his reputation as a writer. Still a young man he became Editor of the Toronto Star.
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ClarkFamily_Joseph.jpg
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Split Rail Country Volume 2
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Joseph Thomas Clark, an early editor of the Toronto Star


Joseph Thomas Clark (1866–1937), was born in Flesherton. About 1879, at 13 years old, he joined the Durham Review to learn the skills of the newspaper trade. To further his skills, he worked in Toronto and other points before he bought the Pickering News in partnership with his brother James. Later he was Editor of the Old Toronto World for 3 or 4 years. Then he served as Editor of Saturday Night, the Toronto weekly, where for 8 years, his articles and short stories were under the signature Mack. This established his reputation as a writer. Still a young man he became Editor of the Toronto Star.