Allan Keith Clark

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  • Name: Allan Keith Clark
  • Location of Birth: McGregor, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: January 28, 1918
  • Date of Death: November 14, 2002
  • Parents: Vincent Clerk & Anna (Graus) Clark
  • High School and Class: 1936 Greenway High School, Coleraine, Minnesota
  • College: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    University of Southern California
  • Highest Rank: TEC 5 (Technical 5)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Date of Discharge: October 10, 1945
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  • Military Highlights:
    WW II Draft Registration Cards – 10/16/1940 – 03/31/1947
    State: Minnesota
    Name: Alan Keith Clark
    Race: White
    Age: 22
    Birth Date: January 28, 1918
    Birth Place: McGregor, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Coleraine, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: October 16, 1940
    Employer: Student, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota
    Weight: 178
    Height: 5-9
    Complexion: Light brown
    Eye Color: Gray
    Hair Color: Brown
    Next of Kin: Vincent L. Clark, father, Coleraine, Itasca, Minnesota

    While serving in the Army during World War II, Allan was a member of the 160th Army Band.

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    After serving four years in the Army, Allan Clark got his master’s degree in music at the University of Southern California. He was band instructor at Greenway High School and Itasca Junior College in Coleraine, Minnesota until 1962 when he moved his family to San Marcos, California where he continued to teach music at Earl Warren Junior High School.

    Allan Clark died in Escondido, California and is buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Minnesota (plot I-A-37-28). He is survived by his wife, Dolores (Hawkinson) Clark; sister, Geri Hocking; sons, Allan and Bill; daughters, Karen Fletcher, Carol Schwartz, and Peggy Morton; twelve grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

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