Saturday, December 21, 2013

Clement Clark, Marine Engineer

Clement Clark was born in Sandusky, on December 21, 1856. Mr. Clark lived his entire life in Sandusky, where he was employed as a marine engineer. Through the years Clement Clark worked on several different Great Lakes boats. On October 31, 1911, Clement Clark was issued a patent for an emergency brake. The full text of this patents is available at Google Patents.

On December 10, 1932, Clement Clark passed away suddenly. He was buried at Sandusky's Oakland Cemetery next to his wife Mary, who had died in 1926. An obituary for Clement Clark appeared in the December 11, 1932 issue of the Sandusky Register. Mr. Clark was survived by three daughters, eight children, and a brother who was living in New Rochelle, New York.

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