Biography of William C. Clark
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CLARK, William C.; born, New York City, Jan. 8, 1869; son of Rev. William H. and Lucy W. (Hoisington) Clark; educated in private and academic studies at Nyack, N. Y., and New Brunswick, N. J.; married at Detroit, 1900, Miss Mabel E. Harrington; 3 children: Harrington C., Margaret, William H. Began active career in employ of George W. Smith & Co., furniture manufacturers, Philadelphia, continuing until 1891; removed to Bay City, Mich., and acted as sales agent for C. B. Chatfield & Co., merchant millers, 1891-96; located in Detroit and was bookkeeper for Farrand, Williams & Clark, wholesale druggists, 1896-97; entered coal business, 1897, under title of W. C. Clark Coal Co., and continued until Oct. 1, 1906, when he disposed of jobbing feature of the business and took up sales agency for Michigan and Canada, of The Ohio & Pennsylvania Coal Co.; secretary and treasurer The Detroit Architectural Iron Works Co. since June, 1909. Member Detroit Board of Commerce. Independent Republican. Presbyterian (elder Immanuel Presbyterian Church). Recreation: sailing. Office: corner Isabella and E Sts. Residence: Grosse Ile, Michigan.

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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