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Mabel Foster Clark
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Birth: 1880
Pittsburgh
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jan. 1, 1903
Butte
Silver Bow County
Montana, USA

Wife of Los Angeles Philharmonic founder William Andrews Clark, Jr., Foster was the daughter of an inn keeper and when she was a child, the family moved and settled in Butte, Montana. She met William Andrews Clark, a young lawyer at the time and son of the state Senator, who proposed to her that very night. The couple married on June 19, 1901 and Clark gave his wife a $60,000 diamond necklace as a wedding present. On December 2, 1902, Clark gave birth to a baby boy and the Senator gave the baby a million dollars and the boy became known as the $1,000,000 baby.' Clark became ill from blood poisoning shortly after her son's birth and a number of physicians, some from as far away as Denver, Colorado, and nurses tended to her but she passed away in the early morning hours of New Years Day. 
 
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 Children:
  William Andrews Clark (1902 - 1932)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Hollywood
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Garden of Legends, mausoleum on island in center of lake
 
Created by: TLS
Record added: Mar 28, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25600199
Mabel <i>Foster</i> Clark
Added by: Don Lynch
 
Mabel <i>Foster</i> Clark
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