New York Times: 11 Aug 1933 CHARLES W. CLINGMAN Chicago, Aug 10.--Charles William Clingman,... a Chicago pioneer long prominent in the dry goods industry, died last night at his Summer home at Channel Lake, IL. He had celebrated his eight-third birthday last Friday. Mr. Clingman retired from business ten years ago, after having been associated with Leiter & Co., Field & Leiter and later with Carson, Pirie & Scott's wholesale organization and John V. Farwell & Co. He had been general sales manager of the last two named firms.
Chicago Tribune: 11 Aug 1933 CLINGMAN--Charles William Clingman, 84 years, at Channel Lake, Ill. Aug 10. beloved husband of Annie Slocum, father of Cheryl Clingman Pflager, Carl Slocum and Dean Franklin. Services Saturday, Aug. 12, at 3 p.m., at Strang's chapel, Antioch, Ill.