Former Damascus resident Clinton F. Israel, 77, of 620 W. Pike St., Clarksburg, W. Va., died yesterday at Clarksburg.
Born at Findlay, Jan. 26, 1898, he was the son of the late Frederick and Ardena Reber Israel.
He was graduated from the Damascus Academy and in 1917 was employed as an apprentice mechanical engineer by the Alliance Machine Co. He moved to Clarksburg in 1922, joining the staff of Horner Brothers Engineers.
Mr. Israel was retired as president of Master Glass Co. of Bridgeport, W. Va., and was a former vice president and director of the Bridgeport Bank, serving in that capacity more than 30 years. He also served as a member of the Clarksburg City Council and as vice president of the Clarksburg Chamber of Commerce.
He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Clarksburg, Herman Lodge 6, F and AM of Clarksburg and the Clarksburg Lions Club.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Catherine Primm Israel, and a half-sister. Surviving is a brother, Rex. R. Israel of Damascus.
Martha Catherine Primm Israel
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