Transcribed from volume III, part 1 of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912. 3 v. in 4. : front., ill., ports.; 28 cm. Vols. I-II edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed December 2002 by Carolyn Ward. This volume is identified at the Kansas State Historical Society as microfilm LM195. It is a two-part volume 3.


Elon Streeter Clark

Elon Streeter Clark of Topeka, son of Milton E. and Jennie E. Clark, was born at Junction City, Kan., July 15, 1866. He was graduated from the Junction City high school as valedictorian of his class in 1883. From 1883 to 1895 he was engaged in the mercantile business with his father at Junction City with the exception of two years, from 1887 to 1889, spent as cashier of the Central Bank of McPherson, Kan. In 1895 Mr. Clark became superintendent of agents for the Aetna Loan Company of Topeka, which position he resigned to enter life insurance and was with the New York Life Insurance Company for two years. From 1901 to 1903 he was superintendent of agents for the Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York, and since Jan. 1, 1904, has been manager of the Kansas agency of that company, with headquarters at Topeka. Mr. Clark is Republican in politics; a charter member of the Country Club; a life member of the Kansas State Historical Society; a trustee of the First Presbyterian church; a director of the Young Men's Christian Association; a member of the Topeka Club; a thirty-second degree Mason; a member of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks and secretary of the Auditorium Pipe-Organ Association. He is a property owner and was one of the three business men appointed by President W. W. Mills to reorganize the Commercial Club, which has become so important a factor in the industrial and civic affairs of Topeka. On June 3, 1891, Mr. Clark married Miss Mollie H. Fink, a native of Dunkirk, N. Y., and educated at Buffalo, N. Y. Mr. and Mrs. Clark have three children living: Florence Esther, Edward Elon and Eugene Sewall. One child, Catherine, the third born to them, died Jan. 4, 1911, age six years. In 1901 Mr. Clark and his family removed from Junction City to Topeka, where they have their home at 1417 Topeka avenue.

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