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Elmer Bailey Clark Jr. ’42

Elmer Bailey Clark Jr. ’42, October 26, 2009, in his hometown, Seattle, Washington. E.B., or Jiggs, attended Reed for a year before returning home because of a family illness. He later completed a bachelor's degree in political science at the University of Washington. During World War II, he worked for Boeing Aircraft in Seattle. Later he was a manufacturer's representative, a volunteer at the Seattle Art Museum, and a member of Epiphany Episcopal Church. In 1970, he married Mary Jane Jacobs, who survives him. During his oral history interview with Brie Gyncild ’91 in 2003, he stated that his year at the college fueled a love for Reed that lasted a lifetime.

Appeared in Reed magazine: June 2010

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