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William Spence Clarke was a photographer in Belleville, Ontario. He died on 15th January 1944.
Obituary published in the Ontario Intelligencer on the day of his death:
William Spence Clarke, Trent Road, Belleville, died in the Kingston General Hospital early this Saturday morning after an illness of seven weeks' duration.
The late Mr. Clarke, who was in his 78th year, was born in Campbellford and was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Clarke. Fifty years ago he came to reside in Belleville and for a considerable time he was a partner with the late H. K. Smith, the firm being widely known as Smith & Clarke, Photographers. Later he entered business on his own account and except for a short time during which he lived in California, he carried on a successful business in this city. He stood high in his profession as a photographic artist.
To many friends in Belleville and elsewhere the death of W. Spence Clarke has brought much regret. He was well known in the city and district and was highly esteemed. In religion he was a member of Bridge Street United Church and fraternally he was a life member of Moira Lodge No. 11 A.F. & A.M.: Moira Chapter No. 7 R.A.M. and King Baldwin Preceptory No. 6.
Surviving him are his wife, the former Agnes Campbell; two brother, Mr. Jamieson Clarke, of Buffalo, N.Y., and Mr. James Clarke, Los Angeles, California.
Resting at the Martin Funeral Home, Church Street, until Sunday morning, then at his late residence, Trent Road.
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Donated by Janet Martin, May 2014.
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Photograph of the Commercial Department of Belleville Business College, Belleville, Ontario, 10 March 1903. Names on photograph:
Fred Wannamaker, Hartsmere, Ont.
H. A. Millar, Cardinal, Ont.
George Cook, Belleville
Frank Pillsworth, Belleville
Blake Milligan, Melrose, Ont.
A. D. McDonell, Greenfield, Ont.
J. A. Toner, Port Ashford, Que.
J. D. Johnson, Sydney, C.B.
Alex. Hosie, Belleville
Fred Ketcheson, Belleville
Raymond Zufelt, Belleville
J. A. Wilson, Belleville
Thomas Fenlon, Stoco, Ont.
Harold Sanders, Belleville
E. Bourassa, St. Barthelemi, Que.
Fred Denyes, Plainfield, Que.
J. D. Hutchison, Lemesurier, Que.
Aylmer Frederick, Campbellford, Ont.
Ryerson Vandervoort, Trenton, Ont.
J. F. Treverton, Belleville
J. Mackewen, Foxboro, Ont.
Laura Mouck, Tweed, Ont.
Walter Goswell, Foxboro, Ont.
Daisy McDonald, Belleville
Harry Mackie, Belleville
Dora McPherson, Bouck's Hills, Ont.
Anson Lowry, Picton, Ont.
May McDonald, Tyndal, Man.
J. W. Sprague, Demorestville, Ont.
Florence Ellis, Lindsay, Ont.
J. D. Burnet, St. Timothee, Que.
Blanche Banford, Hainesville, Ont.
Angus F. Pringle, Belleville
Harry Denton, Assistant
A. M. McInnes, Teacher
J. A. Tousaw, Teacher
J. Frith Jeffers, M.A., Principal
S. T. Thompson, Teacher
Douglas Kirby, Assistant
Maggie Troy, Belleville
Carl Sills, Foxboro, Ont.
Robert Bunnett, Plainfield, Ont.
George A. Mathison, Havelock, Ont.
Helen E. Moore, Belleville
Bidwell Sharp, Belleville
Fred Clark, Belleville
Harry Richards, Wooler, Ont.
John Dale, Madoc, Ont.
Lizzie Farrell, Belleville
George Denyes, Plainfield, Ont.
J. M. Dodd, Elmside, Que.
W. A. Grills, Chapman, Ont.
Benson Wannamaker, Hartsmere, Que.
Pearl Montague, Gananoque, Que.
M. I. Corrigan, Winchester, Ont.
James E. Palmer, Corbyville, Ont.
*Wakefield Ward, Foxboro, Ont.
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Available on Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/cabhc/31356549055
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