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.


Articles and Stories

Salt Lake Tribune (1912) 
New York Times (1912) 
San Francisco Bulletin (1912) 
The San Francisco Call (1912) 


James Melvin, USA
Hermann Söldner, Germany


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])

Link and cite this biography

(2017) Walter Miller Clark Encyclopedia Titanica (ref: #72, updated 27th August 2017 02:14:01 AM)

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