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Death Of Martin Clark

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Parent Issue
Day
4
Month
November
Year
1898
Copyright
Public Domain
Obituary
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Martin (Jlark died suddenly at 1 :30 o'ulook yesterday afteraoon, white rilling in a boggy on Liberty st., of heart failnre. He had been siok for a few weeks but had takeü a ride Wednesday, wbioh seemed to do him so inuch good that he went out again yesterday. He was 80 years old on July 19 last. He was a gradúate of Hamilton college, N. Y., and oame to Ann Arbor in 1853. He was at firsfc a teacher in a select sohool here. Tbeu for several years be olerked in various stores and afrerwards Ptarteó in business for biinself, ranniDg a grocary and bakery. His bnsiness at one time reaohed $26,000 a year. He has held various offices ander the federal, state and municipal governinent and was elected ooroner in 1876 and served in that capaoity nntil 1894. He was for some years a member of the board of health. For 45 years he did not pay out $1 for inediciues. Mr. Clark has written rnuoh for the newspapers of the city and was a weleome visitar at their offices. He and his estimable wife were inseparable companions and eujoyed a happy old age tngether. Mr?. Clark bas (rbe sympathy of the whole oommnnity in her grrat bereavement.