Advertisement
Advertisement

Catherine Elizabeth (Brady) Clark (1917 - 2005)

A photo of Catherine Elizabeth (Brady) Clark
Catherine Elizabeth (Brady) Clark
1917 - 2005
Born
October 12, 1917
Newport News, Virginia United States
Death
July 26, 2005
Newport News, Virginia United States
Last Known Residence
Newport News, Newport News City County, Virginia 23602
Summary
Catherine Elizabeth (Brady) Clark was born on October 12, 1917 in Newport News, Virginia United States. Her maiden name is Brady and she married into the Clark family. She is the child of Andrew James Brady and Mary Virginia (Wescott) Brady, with siblings Doris, George, Virginia, and Andrew. According to her family tree, Catherine was mother to 3 children. Catherine's partner was Lenwood Vernon Clark, and they had children Leonard Vernon Clark, Lenwood Glisson Clark, and Sandra Kay Clark. She died on July 26, 2005 in Newport News, Virginia United States at 87 years old.
1 Follower
Updated: September 9, 2019
ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM
Advertisement
Every life has a story to tell. This collaborative biography is dedicated to tell the story of Catherine Elizabeth (Brady) Clark. Click the to update this introduction with a synopsis or highlights of Catherine's life.
Show & Tell Her Story
Share your memories, stories, and photos so that Catherine is always remembered.
Update biography
What's this?

This collaborative biography is for you to show & tell Catherine's life so that she is always remembered.

Biography
Catherine Elizabeth (Brady) Clark
Most commonly known as
Catherine Elizabeth (Brady) Clark
Full name
Did Catherine go by other names?
Other names or aliases
Newport News, Newport News City County, Virginia 23602
Last known residence
Female
Gender
Catherine Clark was born on in Newport News, Virginia United States
Birth
Catherine Clark died on in Newport News, Virginia United States
Death
Birth
Death
There is no cause of death listed for Catherine.
Cause of death
July 29, 2005
Peninsula Memorial Park in Newport News, Virginia United States
Burial / Funeral
Heritage

Ethnicity & Lineage

What is Catherine's ethnicity and where did her parents, grandparents & great-grandparents come from?

Nationality & Locations

Where was Catherine born and where did she live?
Childhood

Education

Did Catherine finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Catherine attend?

Religion

Was Catherine a religious woman?

Baptism

Was Catherine baptized?
Adulthood

Professions

Share what Catherine did for a living or if she had a career or profession.

Personal Life

Share highlights of Catherine's life. Experiences, organizations, & how she spent her time.

Military Service

Did Catherine serve in the military or did a war or conflict interfere with her life?
Obituary

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Looking for a different Catherine Clark?
View other bios of people named Catherine Clark
Advertisement
Advertisement
Catherine's immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the Clark family tree.

Friends

Friends can be as close as family. Add Catherine's family friends, and her friends from childhood through adulthood.

Add bio

Photos and snapshots taken of Catherine Elizabeth (Brady) Clark, her Clark family, and locations and places or events from her life.

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM
Advertisement

Leave a comment to ask questions, share information, or simply to show that you care about Catherine.

Cancel

Share Catherine's obituary or write your own to preserve her legacy.

HAMPTON - Catherine Brady Clark, 87, died unexpectedly Tuesday, July 26, 2005. 'Kitty' was a lifelong Peninsula resident and was an active member of Liberty Baptist Church until several years ago when she moved into the Warwick Forest Retirement Community and from there to the Monticello Unit of the Riverside Regional Convalescent Center, where she was extremely well cared for. She retired from the U.S. Army's Transportation School at Ft. Eustis and thereafter was an Avon sales representative for many years. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 60 years, Lenwood V. Clark, in 1996; one of her twin sons, Lenwood G. Clark of Poquoson, in 1999; and her daughter, Sandra Clark Dunagan of Monument, Colo., in 2004. She is survived by her son, Leonard V. Clark of Yorktown, Va.; seven grandchildren, Scott G. Clark of Smithfield, Va., David W. Clark of Mechanicsville, Va., Kathleen Clark Simone of New Fairfield, Conn., Jeffrey L. Clark of Newnan, Ga., Alan B. Clark of Castle Rock, Colo., Dr. Clarence M. Dunagan IV of Las Vegas, Nev., and Shannon K. Dunagan of Denver, Colo.; and 10 great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. tonight at Peninsula Funeral Home. Interment will be at 10 a.m. Friday, July 29, in Peninsula Memorial Park with the Rev. Joe Hunt of Liberty Baptist Church officiating. Obituary, Daily Press, July 27, 2005
ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM
Advertisement

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during Catherine's lifetime.

In 1917, in the year that Catherine Elizabeth (Brady) Clark was born, the U.S. Virgin Islands were purchased from Denmark in January. While they are U.S. citizens, Virgin Islanders are ineligible to vote for the President of the United States.

In 1920, at the age of only 3 years old, Catherine was alive when the National Football League, first called the American Professional Football Association, was created. College football was more popular than pro football and rising player salaries were bankrupting league owners. In response, owners created the NFL, using the pro baseball association as a model. Eleven teams were formed: the Akron Pros, Canton Bulldogs, Cleveland Indians, Dayton Triangles, Decatur Staleys, Hammond Pros, Massillon Tigers, Muncie Flyers, Racine Cardinals, Rochester Jeffersons and Rock Island Independents.

In 1938, at the age of 21 years old, Catherine was alive when on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

In 1946, at the age of 29 years old, Catherine was alive when on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

In 1979, Catherine was 62 years old when on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

Other Clarks

Other Bradies

Other Biographies

Created on Jun 04, 2020 by Daniel Pinna
See Success Stories
"Thank you for helping me find my family & friends again so many years after I lost them. I get the chance to remember them all this time later." Highlights of just a few of the many successes of sharing memories on AncientFaces. From reuniting lost or 'orphan' photos with their families, seeing faces of relatives for the first time, to the many connections made with family & friends. These special moments are why it's important we share.
Back to Top