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David Ridgley Clark ’42

David Ridgley Clark ’42, January 11, 2010, in Sequim, Washington, from age-related causes. David studied at Reed in 1940-41 through an exchange program with Wesleyan University. He completed his bachelor's degree at Wesleyan, later earned a doctorate in English at Yale University, and was a professor of English at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, from which he retired as professor emeritus. Records show that he was married to Mary Matthieu Clark, and that they had two daughters and two sons.

Appeared in Reed magazine: September 2010

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