Biography of Charles L. Clark
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CLARK, Charles L., real estate and insurance; born, Rochester, N. Y., Apr. 9, 1851; son of George W. and Louisa (Elliot) Clark; educated in public schools of Rochester and at Walworth Academy, near Palmyra, N. Y., 1867.68; married at Detroit, May 19, 1887, Georgiana Frazer; 3 children: Cecelia L., Georgia M., Charles E. F. Began business career in employ of M. S. Smith & Co., jewelers, Detroit, 1868, continuing until 1871; was with Giles Bros., jewelers, Chicago, 1871-3; returned to Detroit and entered employ of Clark & Crawford, real estate and insurance, and continued with the arm, 1873-78; has been in business in his own name since 1878. Chairman and manager Union Coupon & Registry Co., Ltd. Member Detroit Real Estate Board, Detroit Board of Commerce. Member Detroit Light Guard, 1875-77 (now member Light Guard Veteran Corps). Republican. Estimator 4th Ward and chairman several important committees. Methodist. Clubs; Detroit Boat, Hopkin, and Detroit and National Insurance Underwriters. Recreations: boating and baseball. Office: 1215-16 Chamber of Commerco. Residence: 176 High St. W.

From:
The Book of Detroiters
A Biographical Dictionary
Of Leading Living Men
Of The City of Detroit

Second Edition 1914
Edited By: Albert Nelson Marquis
A. N. Marquis & Company
Chicago 1914.

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