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Facts and Events
In 1910, David P. Clark had his own butcher shop in Goshen, NY. His mother, Harriett (Ogden) Clark, his niece, Viola Wilson, and 2 boarders, Charles Wilcox and Eliza Brunson were residing in his home. His occupation was listed as a policeman in the 1917 Goshen Directory.
Undated newspaper clipping
GOSHEN Matters and Things at the County Seat David P. Clark has purchased of his father, J. B. Clark, the meat market business which the latter had conducted in this village for more than twenty years, and will take possession next Monday.
Orange County Times-Press, Middletown, New York, Tuesday, November 28, 1910, page 6
GOSHEN News From The County Seat
David P. Clark has purchased of James R. Ballard the property on West Main street, occupied for a number of years as a meat market by the late J. B. Clark.
Published Dec. 1, 1915, Middletown Daily Times-Press
ON POLICE DUTY Goshen, Dec. 1--Special officer Charles Ryerson is filling the vacancy on the police force caused by the illness of David P. Clark.
Published Oct. 30, 1916, Middletown Daily Times-Press
GUESTS OF MR. CLARK Goshen, Oct. 30--A. W. Worthman and Mat Mackenzie, of Paterson spent the week-end at the home of Officer David P. Clark, in this village. Mrs. Fred Cook, of Port Jervis, who has been visiting at the Officer's home, returns to her home this evening.
Middletown Daily Times-Press, Middletown, N. Y., January 13, 1917
GOSHEN PERSONALS Charles Ryerson has been taking the place of David P. Clark on the police force this week owing to Officer Clark's illness.
Published Sept. 10, 1918, Middletown Times-Press
PERSONAL NOTES Goshen, Sept. 10--Officer David P. Clark has returned from his vacation at York Lake.
Middletown Times-Press, November 5, 1918, page 8, column 3
Goshen Again On Duty Goshen Nov. 5--Officer David P. Clark who has been having a severe time with with influenza, has sufficiently recovered to resume his duties, although he still feels very weak.
Orange County Times-Press, Middletown, New York, Tuesday, January 6, 1920, page 5
CLARK FAMILY REUNION Goshen Jan. 3--New Year's Day there was a family reunion at the home of Officer David P. Clark on Matthew avenue. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Clark and son, of Newburgh; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Clark, of this village; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Clark, of Port Jervis; Mrs. George Hewitt, of Middletown; and Misses Alice and Illine Clark of Goshen.
Middletown Daily Times-Press, Middletown, New York, Friday, January 2, 1925, page 16
CELEBRATED ANNIVERSARY Officer and Mrs. David P. Clark celebrated the 25th anniversary of their marriage New Year's Eve, at their home on Matthews street. There were 25 relatives present.
Middletown Times Herald, Middletown, New York, Saturday, December 31, 1937, page sixteen
GOSHEN NEWS AND NOTES
POLICEMAN LOSES FINGER GOSHEN--The forefinger of Policeman David P. Clark's right hand has been removed at the Emergency hospital, by Dr. R. L. Lipponcott. For some time Clark has suffered from a peculiar affliction of the fingers, which become lifeless and deteriorate at the ends. A finger on the left hand is now affected.
David P. Clark's Obituary that had been in the possession of Ella (Wilson) Ludlum Simpson
GOSHEN - David P. Clark, a police officer here for twenty-five years, died yesterday after a long illness at his home, 232 Matthew street. He retired from the force eight years ago. Mr. Clark was born in New Hampton November fourteenth, 1865, a son of Jeremiah and Harriett Ogden Clark. Living relatives include his wife, who was Miss Ada Dolson of Middletown; four children, Mrs. Fred Cook of Port Jervis, Mrs. Morton Vogt and Woodford Clark of Brockton, N. Y., and Charles Clark of New Hampton; a sister, Mrs. George B. Hewitt; and two brothers, Frank and Amos R. Clark, all of Middletown. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at two o'clock at his home with the Rev. E. G. Wahl officiating. Interment will be in the Methodist Episcopal Church Slate Hill Cemetery here.
GOSHEN - Four members of the police force acted as pallbearers at the funeral of David P. Clark at the home, 232 Matthews street, today. Mr. Clark had been a member of the village police force twenty-five years before his retirement eight years ago. Pallbearers were Police Chief Robert W. Bruce, Patrolmen Samuel Van Gelder, Stanley and John Golemboski. The Rev. Edward G. Wahl officiated. Interment was in Slate Hill Cemetery here.