Donald Alphonzo Clarke

29 March 1905–7 February 1997 (Age 91)
Magrath, Cardston, Alberta, Canada

The Life of Donald Alphonzo

When Donald Alphonzo Clarke was born on 29 March 1905, in Magrath, Cardston, Alberta, Canada, his father, Peter Gemmell Clarke, was 35 and his mother, Margaret Vilate Green, was 30. He married Della Sabey on 22 December 1927, in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Medicine Hat, Cypress, Alberta, Canada in 1911 and Alberta, Canada in 1916. He died on 7 February 1997, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in American Fork Cemetery, American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Donald Alphonzo Clarke
Della Sabey
Marriage: 22 December 1927
Ramona Clarke
Donald Sabey Clarke
Wayne Sabey Clarke

Spouse and Children

22 December 1927
Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1911 · People's State Bank of American Fork

Age 6

The People’s State Bank of American Fork was built in 1911. The Bank of American Fork operated out of the two story, classical revival building until the Great Depression, when the Consolidated Holding Company took over. The building still stands and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1993. 

Age 24

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Clark .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Story Highlight

Newpaper Article Marking 90th Birthday

Milestones-Provo Daily Herald-1995 Clarke Celebrates 90th Donald A. (Dick) Clarke will celebrate his 90th birthday on March 29. He was born in 1905 in Magrath, Alberta, Canada where he attended schoo …

Sources (3)

  • Donald Alfonzo Clarke, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Donald Alphonzo Clarke, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Donald A Clarke, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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