Walter Miller Clark

Mr Walter Miller Clark

Mr Walter Miller Clark, 27, was the son of J. Ross Clark, Vice President of the San Pedro, Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad. Clark was returning home from a trip abroad.

He boarded the Titanic at Cherbourg as a first class passenger, together with his wife Virginia. (ticket number 13508, 136 15s 7d). They were travelling to Los Angeles, California and occupied cabin C-89 (? C-87).

Mr Clark perished in the disaster. His body, if recovered, has never been identified.

Notes
A church in Long Beach, CA now named Lakewood Village Community Church was built in 1937 and was named Walter Miller Clark Memorial Community Church. Clark's mother, Miriam Clark, donated the land and the funds to build the church.

References and Sources

Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])

Credits
James Melvin, USA
Hermann Sldner, Germany

Articles and Stories

MRS. ASTOR IS ILL, BUT NOT CRITICALLY

New York Times  (1912) 

MRS. ASTOR IS ILL, BUT NOT CRITICALLY

 
WESTERN SURVIVOR OF TITANIC HERE

Salt Lake Tribune  (1912) 

WESTERN SURVIVOR OF TITANIC HERE

 
Walter M. Clark a Passenger

The San Francisco Call  (1912) 

WALTER M. CLARK A PASSENGER

 
TWO U.C. MEN LOST IN WRECK OF TITANIC

San Francisco Bulletin  (1912) 

TWO U.C. MEN LOST IN WRECK OF TITANIC

 
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