Richard La Vern Clark

3 September 1907–8 September 1954 (Age 47)
Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States

The Life of Richard La Vern

When Richard La Vern Clark was born on 3 September 1907, in Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States, his father, Arthur Clark, was 32 and his mother, Sarah Lillian Robinson, was 20. He married Alta Turnbow on 3 September 1932, in Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Upton Election Precinct, Summit, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 8 September 1954, in Upton, Summit, Utah, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Upton, Summit, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard La Vern Clark
1907–1954
Alta Turnbow
1915–2000
Marriage: 3 September 1932
Carlos Alton Clark
1933–2012
Richard Lynn Clark
1941–2006

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 September 1932
Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1908 · Utah's First National Monument

Age 1

Natural Bridges National Monument was designated a National Monument in 1908 by President Theodore Roosevelt. It is Utah’s first National Monument but didn’t get many visitors until after the uranium boom of the 1950s. Today the Monument and its park became the first International Dark Sky Park certified by the International Dark-Sky Association.
1920

Age 13

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a scribe or secretary, originally a member of a minor religious order who undertook such duties. The word clerc denoted a member of a religious order, from Old English cler(e)c ‘priest’, reinforced by Old French clerc. Both are from Late Latin clericus, from Greek klērikos, a derivative of klēros ‘inheritance’, ‘legacy’, with reference to the priestly tribe of Levites ( see Levy ) ‘whose inheritance was the Lord’. In medieval Christian Europe, clergy in minor orders were permitted to marry and so found families; thus the surname could become established. In the Middle Ages it was virtually only members of religious orders who learned to read and write, so that the term clerk came to denote any literate man.

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

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Sources (3)

  • La Vern Clark in household of Arthur Clark, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Richard La Vern Clark in household of Arthur Clark, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Richard Lavern Clark, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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