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Robert E. Clark AMP ’44

Born in Hennepin County, Minnesota, Robert served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II and in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He attended Reed in the Army pre-meteorology program from 1943–44 and earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Minnesota in 1949, followed by a master’s in engineering from UCLA in 1957. He was a chemical engineer and a manager of process engineering specializing in the pressure-sensitive tape industry, and worked for 13 years at what is now Shurtape. Other companies he worked for include 3M, Corn Belt Adhesives, Avery International, Compac International, and Mactac.

He is survived by Juanita Peugh Clark, his wife of 55 years, and his children, Karen Nutter, Kathi Baucom, Paul Clark, and Brian Clark.

Appeared in Reed magazine: December 2016

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