|Born||Clark J. Fonda|
January 19, 1914
Stone Arabia, New York
|Died||May 3, 1998 (age 84) |
Schenectady, New York
Clark Fonda (1914-1998) 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