The Clarks Carry On... Clark family photo
Martha Vandver

The Clarks Carry On...

The Clarks constitute one of the most unusual war working families in the nation.
This picture was taken in 1943 during World War II, a few weeks before the eldest son John E.Clark met his death in a traffic mishap returning home after performing his nightly duties as a mechanic in the Yard garage on the Graveyard Shift.
Despite the sadness and loss of a son and a brother the remaining five Clarks carried on their jobs at the Shipyard.
It was a sad,sad day for the Clark family in 1943...
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To read the newspaper article about, "THE CLARK FAMILY" go to Family are Military Stories.
Feb 22, 2005 10:04 pm reply
Photo taken at Houston, Harris County,, Texas on
The Clarks Carry On...

John Baptist Clark

Born: Aug 17, 1864 in MD , United States of America
Died: Feb 25, 1882 (age 17)
Also in this photo: George Anthony Clark at 38 years old  ·  Elmer D Clark  ·  V.L. Clark at 36 years old  ·  Olan B Clark at 28 years old  ·  John Baptist Clark at 62 years old