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Jan 14 1957

Judge Paul B. Clark, 55, Indianapolis, jurist of Marion county Superior Court and the husband of the former Harriett Green of Mt. Vernon, died very suddenly last night at his home at 432 North Riley in the capital city.


He was fatally stricken with a heart seizure while seated at his desk in his home.


The wife is a daughter of Mrs. Guy B. Green, 502 East Fifth street, and she and her husband had frequently visited in Mt. Vernon.


 Judge Clark was serving his second term as Marion county Superior Court jurist.  He was a prominent figure in Marion county Republican politics prior to his judicial career.


A native of Indianapolis, the deceased resided in Franklin and Bloomington during the early years of his life.  He was a graduate of Indiana University College of Law and was a practicing attorney in Indianapolis at the time of his election as judge.


Surviving in addition to the wife, are two daughters, Mrs. Jane Heitz, Indianapolis, and Mrs. Ray Poland, at present residing in Montgomery, Ala. where her husband an Air Force officer, is stationed; four grandchildren, and the mother, Mrs. Odi Clark, Indianapolis, who is ill.


The body is at Irving Hill Chapel of Shirley Brothers, Indianapolis mortuary firm.


Rev. John Bergen, pastor of Wallace Avenue Presbyterian Church, Indianapolis, will conduct the funeral service at Irving Hill Chapel at 2 p.m. C.S.T. Monday.  Burial will be in Washington Park cemetery at Indianapolis.


Judge Clark was a member of Wallace Avenue Presbyterian Church and a Mason and Kiwanian.



Originally submitted by Betty Sellers