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William Andrews Clark, Jr
Birth: Mar. 29, 1877
Deer Lodge
Powell County
Montana, USA
Death: Jun. 14, 1934
Missoula County
Montana, USA

Philanthropist, Attorney. The son of copper magnate and US Senator William Andrews Clark, he made his own fortune in mining speculation and had a successful legal practice in Los Angeles. A devotee of classical music, he founded the Los Angeles Philharmonic in 1919 and financed it himself until his death, though he failed to persuade Sergei Rachmaninoff to conduct, as he had hoped. He donated buildings to his alma mater, the University of Virginia, and the University of Nevada, Reno, and to UCLA he bequeathed the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, with its extensive collection of rare books and manuscripts. Clark's personal life was marred by tragedy. His first wife, Mabel Foster, died giving birth to their only son, who was killed in a 1931 plane crash; his second wife, Alice, also died prematurely. The Clark Family Mausoleum (1920), on an island in a man-made lake, is the most imposing memorial at Hollywood Forever Cemetery. (bio by: Bobb Edwards) 
Family links: 
  William Andrews Clark (1839 - 1925)
  Katherine Louise Stauffer Clark (1844 - 1893)
  Alice McManus Clark (1883 - 1916)*
  Mabel Foster Clark (1880 - 1903)*
  Mabel Duffield Foster Clark (1881 - 1903)*
  William Andrews Clark (1902 - 1932)*
  Mary Joaquina Clark DeBrabant (1870 - 1939)*
  Charles Walker Clark (1871 - 1933)*
  Infant Clark (1874 - 1874)*
  Katherine Stauffer Clark Morris (1875 - 1974)*
  Jesse Clark (1876 - 1878)*
  William Andrews Clark (1877 - 1934)
  Francis Paul Clark (1880 - 1896)*
  Louise Amelia Andre'e Clark (1902 - 1919)**
  Huguette Marcelle Clark (1906 - 2011)**
*Calculated relationship
Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Mausoleum on island
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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