|Born||Clark J. Fonda|
January 19, 1914
Stone Arabia, New York
|Died||May 3, 1998 (age 84) |
Schenectady, New York
Clark Fonda performed professionally as "The Fabulous Fondas" with his wife Ruth around New York State and on cruise ships.
Clark, whose ancestors founded Fonda, New York, worked in bowling alleys, as a lumberjack, leather worker, owned and directed an alcohol free club for teenagers, and in 1940. joined the General Electric Company, self-learning his ultimate trade as a master prototype tool maker.
They married Ruth in 1959. After retiring from G.E. in 1976 when he pursued a full-time career as an internationally known cruise ship entertainer.
- ↑ Obit, Linking Ring, September, 1998