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Charles Tuttle Clark (1872-1941)
Native of New Jersey, came to Bay City about 1909.

1922 Business bio. - Added March, 2011.

Who's How In Engineering, Vol I, 1922


Clark, Charles T: 305 Morton St.; res 1303 Sixth St., Bay City, Mich.

Chemical Engineer.; born Cedarville, N. J., Nov. 23, 1871; son of James H. and Eleanor (Westfall) Clark;

Education: B. Sc, 1897, Lafayette College, Easton, Pa.;
Married Phillipsburg, N. J., Sept. 10, 1902, Mary L. Foster; children: Charles Foster (1901), Donald W. (1905).

Work: Superintendent, Arthur Leighton Co., Methol, N.Y., 1897-98; Berry Bros., Manistique, Mich., 1899-1900; Charcoal Div., Algoma Steel Co., Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., 1901-09; Charcoal Div., E. I. Du Pont de Nemours & Co., Bay City, Mich., since 1909;

at various times acted as construction engineer to wood distillation firms in U.S. and Canada. Invented method of pre-drying wood for chemical plants, now in use in the large modern plants; inventor or adapter of various minor apparatus or methods as a result, plants can and do operate 33% to 60% over rated capacity.

Social: Bay County Community Board, president. Bay City Rotary Club; general chairman. Citizens Committee directing building of schools of Bay City. Member, Society of Chemical Industry. Director Bay City General Hospital. Mason.

Recreations: Civic work, all sports. Clubs: Board of Commerce, Rotary, Republican. Presbyterian.

1919 Rotary Club - Added March, 2011.

The Rotarian May, 1919.

Page 264.

His Best Investment.

I very much regret missing the Rotary luncheons, because I think they are the best medicine I have been receiving during the year. I think Rotary is the best investment I have ever made. The dividend returns in fun, in instruction and in fellowship, beats anything I have knowledge of.

Charles T. Clark, Bay City, Michigan.

Additional Notes.

    1880 Census Paterson, Passiac, New Jersey.

  • Clark, James H. - age 49 (1831) New York, clergyman
  • Eleanor wife, age 42 New York, keeping house
  • Elizabeth daughter, age 19 Iowa, at home
  • William W. - son, age 17 Iowa, telegraph operator
  • Henry H. - son, age 15 New Jersey, clerk
  • Frederick F. son, age 13 New Jersey, at school
  • Mary M. - daughter, age 12 New Jersey, at school
  • Grace G. - daughter, age 11 New Jersey, at school
  • Charles T. - son, age 8 New Jersey, at school
  • Margaret H. - daughter, age 7 New Jersey, at school
  • Albert T. - son, age 3 New Jersey

    1880 Census: Phillipsburg, Penn.

  • Foster, David L. - b. New Jersey
  • Sarah wife, b. New Jersey
  • Mary L. - daughter, b. 1871 Penn.

    1920 Census: Bay Co., Mich.

  • Clark, Charles T. b. 1872 New Jersey.
  • Mary, wife b. 1871 Penn.
  • C. Foster, son 1903 Canada
  • Donald W, son 1907 Canada

    1923 Bay City Times aritcle Jan. 16, 1923.

  • Charles T. Clark, superintendent of Dupont Chemical works, announced that he will be a candidate for "mayor" of Bay City.

    1941 Family genealogy:

  • Charles Tuttle Clark, born Nov. 23, 1871, died Sep. 27, 1941, at Bay City. Burial at Oakland Memorial Cemetery, Saginaw Co. Son of Rev. James Harvey Clark and Elinor Westfall.

    1961 Obituary (Bay City Times, Jan. 4, pg 4)

  • Mary L. (Foster) Clark born Dec. 6, 1870, Portland, PA, died Jan. 3, 1961, at Clarkston, MI.
Related Pages/Notes

Related Pages:
None at this time.
People Referenced
Clark, Albert (bro)
Clark, Charles F. (son)
Clark, Charles T. (subject)
Clark, Donald W. (son)
Clark, Elizabeth (sis)
Clark, Frederick F. (bro)
Clark, Grace G. (sis)
Clakr, Henry (bro)
Clark, James H. (father)
Clark, Margaret H. (sis)
Clark, Mary M. (sis)
Clark, William (bro)
Foster, David L. (f-inlaw)
Foster, Mary L. (wife)
Foster, Sarah Mrs. (m-inlaw)
Westfall, Eleanor (mother)
Subjects Referenced
Algoma Steet Co.
Arthur Lincon Co.
Bay City, MI
Berry Bros. Co.
Cedarville, NJ
Clarkston, MI
Easton, PA
E.I. Depont Co.
Lafayette College, PA
Manistique, MI
Methol, NY
Oakland Mem. Cemetery
Passaic, NY
Phillipsburg, NJ
Portland, PA
Saginaw, MI
St. SAute Marie, Ont.
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