Howard Clark

4 September 1904–1974 (Age 69)
Greenleaf, Brown, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Howard

When Howard Clark was born on 4 September 1904, in Greenleaf, Brown, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Charles Osro Clark, was 23 and his mother, Flora Gehrke, was 27. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Eunice Hussong. He lived in Brown, Wisconsin, United States in 1904 and Wrightstown, Brown, Wisconsin, United States in 1930. He died in 1974, in Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Howard Clark
Eunice Hussong
Patricia Clark
Roger Howard Clark

Spouse and Children




    Roger Howard Clark


Parents and Siblings

    Charles Osro Clark


    Flora Gehrke




World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

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.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 3

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 19

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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)

  • Howard Clark in household of Charles Clark, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Howard Clark in household of Charles Clark, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Howard Clark in household of Charles Clark, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"

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