George A Clark (1929 - 2003)

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George A Clark
1929 - 2003
updated February 06, 2019
George A Clark was born on February 24, 1929. He died on August 11, 2003 at 74 years of age. We know that George A Clark had been residing in Crystal Lake, McHenry County, Illinois 60014.


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George A Clark passed away on August 11, 2003 at 74 years of age. He was born on February 24, 1929. There is no information about George's immediate family. We know that George A Clark had been residing in Crystal Lake, McHenry County, Illinois 60014.
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In 1929, in the year that George A Clark was born, on March 4th, Herbert Hoover became the 31st President of the United States. Early in his presidency, the October stock market crash - "Black Tuesday" - occurred, which lead to the Great Depression. None of his economic policies were able to make a dent in the Depression. This lead to one term and the election of Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt winning the 1933 election in a landslide.

In 1931, at the age of merely 2 years old, George was alive when on May 1st, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. At 1,454 feet (including the roof and antenna), it was the tallest building in the world until the World Trade Center's North Tower was built in 1970. (It is now the 34th tallest.) Opening at the beginning of the Great Depression, most of the offices in the Empire State Building remained unoccupied for years and the observation deck was an equal source of revenue and kept the building profitable.

In 1943, by the time he was only 14 years old, on June 20th through June 22nd, the Detroit Race Riot erupted at Belle Isle Park. The rioting spread throughout the city (made worse by false rumors of attacks on blacks and whites) and resulted in the deployment of 6,000 Federal troops. 34 people were killed, (25 of them black) - mostly by white police or National Guardsmen, 433 were wounded (75 percent of them black) and an estimated $2 million of property was destroyed. The same summer, there were riots in Beaumont, Texas and Harlem, New York.

In 1972, when he was 43 years old, on September 5th, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, with the assistance of German neo-nazis, kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich. The attackers crept into the Olympic Village and abducted the athletes while they were sleeping. A German policeman was also killed.

In 1986, at the age of 57 years old, George was alive when on January 28th, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after launch. All seven crew members died. The cause of the explosion was later found to be a failed O-ring. The O-ring failure was due to the unusually cold conditions at Cape Canaveral.

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George Henry Clark
1882 - 1955
George Leslie Clark
Born: Aug 7, 1917
Richmond Hill, NY, United States
George Clark
Born: around 1914
George E Clark
Born: around 1887
George William Clark
around 1892 - Dec 25, 1942
George William Clark
around 1920 - Feb 28, 1941
George William Clark
around 1882 - Jan 29, 1940
George William Clark
around 1915 - Jul 14, 1943
George William Clark
around 1912 - Apr 23, 1946
George William Clark
around 1916 - Jun 8, 1945
George William Clark
1914 - Jul 23, 1942
St Kilda, Australia
George William Clark
around 1892 - Dec 5, 1916
George William Clark
around 1888 - Jun 6, 1915
George William Clark
around 1890 - Feb 21, 1917
George Wilfred Clark
around 1889 - May 9, 1915
George Watson Clark
around 1884 - Jan 5, 1917
George Walter Clark
around 1884 - May 31, 1916
George W. Clark
Died: Aug 16, 1917
George Victor Clark
around 1917 - Sep 23, 1941

Other Clarks

John E Clark
Sep 27, 1927 - Aug 7, 1996
Boise, ID
Carl Clark
May 15, 1893 - May 1964
Everett Clark
Mar 20, 1891 - August 1981
Atwood, Illinois
Floyd Clark
Mar 14, 1889 - October 1978
Tuscola, Illinois
John M Clark
Jan 19, 1929 - Apr 2, 1998
Merrillville, IN
Thomas Clark
Aug 15, 1886 - February 1970
Woodstock, Illinois
Lewis Clark
Aug 25, 1904 - April 1979
Clinton, Illinois
Eugene Clark
Died: August 1959
William Augustus Clark
Aug 18, 1928 - Dec 11, 2008
Mill Valley, California
Massie Clark
Oct 3, 1921 - April 1972
Carolyn L Clark
Sep 25, 1906 - Sep 22, 1989
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Rose Clark
Sep 5, 1909 - July 1985
Citrus Heights, California
Winston H Clark
May 17, 1927 - Jul 28, 1996
Preston, IA
William G Clark
Jul 16, 1924 - Aug 17, 2001
Chicago, IL
Alice Clark
Oct 16, 1901 - September 1978
Chicago, Illinois
Mary Clark
Dec 5, 1903 - Feb 5, 1999
Grand Ridge, IL
Max E Clark
Mar 9, 1932 - Aug 4, 2002
Cottage Hills, IL
William H Clark
May 29, 1930 - Aug 31, 2002
New Albany, IN
Dorothy Clark
Apr 14, 1901 - December 1984
Cobden, Illinois
William A Clark
Mar 27, 1931 - Sep 17, 2007
Mulkeytown, IL

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Feb 3, 1929 - Oct 11, 1987
Zion, IL
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Dec 22, 1929 - Oct 30, 1996
Waukegan, IL
Emily M Hacker
Jul 2, 1915 - Sep 18, 2005
North Chicago, IL
Margaret M Hughes
Feb 17, 1910 - Oct 25, 1992
Wauconda, IL
Sheldon B Udell
Feb 27, 1926 - Jun 22, 1983
Joseph Mockus
Sep 24, 1877 - January 1964
Elinor Hanify
Oct 9, 1925 - December 1976
Beverly Oma McKinzie
Oct 27, 1927 - Sep 1, 2002
Prescott, AZ
Lee E Graves
Jun 5, 1930 - Dec 21, 2005
North Chicago, IL
Sarah Lanphear
Jan 1, 1892 - March 1980
Lila J Walker
Sep 27, 1921 - Apr 19, 1989
Alexandria, VA
Audrey W Amick
Nov 6, 1926 - May 6, 2003
Salem, WI
Marion F Chattmon
Oct 5, 1927 - Apr 3, 1999
Zion, IL
Bessie W May
May 15, 1927 - Oct 14, 1991
F A Bufano
Dec 13, 1928 - May 15, 1989
Ronald F Chostner
Feb 11, 1929 - Feb 22, 2007
Wadsworth, IL
Marjorie A Bonner
Feb 16, 1929 - Sep 23, 1993
Newark, OH
Richard E Kelver
Aug 5, 1930 - Mar 30, 2005
Grayslake, IL
Virginia H Holt
Apr 27, 1928 - Aug 13, 2010
Gurnee, IL
Gene R Wiggins
Jan 16, 1931 - Oct 14, 1993
Waukegan, IL
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