Biography of Alvin A. Clark
Oswego County, NY Biographies





Alvin A. Clark, who is associated with Clark Brothers, lumber dealers, of Minetto, is recognized as one of the successful and widely known business men of Oswego County. He was born in this city, Oct. 29, 1878, the son of Hiram and Martha (Lee) Clark.

A complete sketch of Hiram Clark appears elsewhere in this history in the biography of his son, Abram B. Clark.

Alvin A. Clark attended the public schools of Oswego, and as a young man followed the trade of machinist. After ten years in Providence, R. I., and Easton, Pa., Mr. Clark located at Minetto in 1909 and at that time became connected with the lumber and coal business. As mentioned before, the company also handles building supplies, hardware, etc.

Mr. Clark was married (first) to Miss Hanna Wallace, of Providence, R. I., the daughter of Thomas and Mary (Corey) Wallace. The former died in 1911 and the latter lives at Providence. To Mr. and Mrs. Clark were born three children: 1. Arthur W., born Feb. 27, 1907, unmarried, lives at Norwood, R. I. 2. Charles Lee, born Sept. 14, 1911, a graduate of Fulton High School, lives at home. 3. Ruth A., born March 27, 1914, attends high school. Mr. Clark was married (second) to Miss Martha Dodge, of Fulton, N. Y., the daughter of Rensellaer and Sophia (Tyler) Dodge, natives of New York and Connecticut, respectively. Both are deceased.

Mr. Clark is identified with Oswego Lodge F. & A. M. No. 127. He is a Republican and has served as village clerk. Since 1924 he has been a resident of Fulton.

From:

The North Country
A History, Embracing
Jefferson, St. Lawrence, Oswego, Lewis
and Franklin Counties, New York.
By: Harry F. Landon
Historical Publishing Company
Indianopolis, Indiana 1932


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