Clark, Sidney (December 27, 1872 - September 17, 1944)

SIDNEY CLARK PASSES AWAY IN

CALIFORNIA Former Resident Claimed Following Long Illness

Unknown - September 28, 1944

Sidney Clark, former well-known Douglas resident, passed away suddenly at Carpinteria, Calif., September 17, following a lingering illness, friends here have learned.

Mr. Clark had been in the hospital during the past month trying to recuperate from a run-down condition caused by his work at Hueneme.

Sidney Clark was born near Emporia, Kans., Dec. 27, 1872, and was educated in the schools there, attending the Kansas State Agricultural College at Manhattan before attending a telegraph school in Janesville, Wis., where he embarked on a railroad career. He was employed by the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis and Omaha railway switching from a station agent's helper to station agent then to the main office of the company in St. Paul.

He was station agent for the Chicago & Northwestern Railroad here for a number of years. He retired about ten years ago, and left Douglas to make his home at Carpinteria five years ago.

On Nov. 11, 1903, he was married to Minnie Miercort. To them were born three children, two of whom, with Mrs. Clark survive him. They are Paul of Ft. Worth, Tex., and Mrs. Ruth Abbott, of Carpinteria.

Burial was at Carpinteria.

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